- A Lack Of Humanity
- Judge Yourself Before You’re Judged
- How do we prepare for hardships in times of ease?
- Conquests Of Haqq
- Why are there so many different Tarikats?
- Does the shafaat of the Sheykh just save us from punishment or does it bring you to the station that you are supposed to go to?
- Choose- Dunya Or Ahiret
- Why is it that it is easier to struggle for the dunya rather than Haqq?
- The Love Of A Real Sheykh
- Urs Of Sahibulsaif: Why Are You Here?
- If some people don’t respect the word of Allah, what are they looking for when they’re reading the Quran?
- Help Each Other
- True Guides To The Quran
- What should I understand from the story where Khizr (AS) takes a young boy’s life?
- What do you think about the use of drugs and herbs for spirituality?
- Can You Explain The Story Of The Prophet And The Young Sahabi?
- What are a few sunnats that a Murid can keep or revive on a daily basis to make a positive change?
- What is the sign that hizmet is not accepted and what are the conditions for ones hizmet to be accepted?
- What is the significance of the skull of the zabiha from the time of Hz Ibrahim (as)?
- Gratefulness For The Murshid
- Currently I’m being tested with distance from You, the murids I’m close to, the Dergah and the Jama’at
- Will we get more rewards for fighting Batil in these times?
- Safety for Judgment Day
- “Only The Believers They Are Brothers”
- Understanding of Divine Wisdom
- Be Free From Cursed Dunya
- What lessons can we take from the Battle of Khandaq?
- When we catch ourselves having negative thoughts, how can we seek refuge from it?
- Ansar Sacrificed Everything
- How can we can show our appreciation to both Allah and the people who help us?
- Why is it now in these days, we see that there are no real inspirational figures?
- When I travel in different countries and pray Jummah prayers, they quote from Ibn Taymiyyah. What should I do?
- My Sheykh has passed away from this world. How can I find myself a teacher who can guide me about the ego within me?
- With the current political state in the United States of America, are the protesters valid in their means of protest?
- Why are Muslims so attached to their dunya and their children?
- Shall we wait for Sayyidina Mahdi (as) to appear, or do something like the Ghazwa e-Hind that Rasulullah (AS) mentioned?
- What does it mean to be busy with ourselves?
- What does Islam say about learning self-defence for the intention to protect yourself and the vulnerable?
- When The World Loses Its Spirituality
- Freedom From Tyranny
- Justice And Mercy
- Between Hope and Fear
- When Nabi Muhammad (AS) predicted the rise of the Turks, how does this prediction reflect on the current situation in Turkey?
- Be Aware of Your Own History
- How can we accept that we are nothing yet still have confidence?
- Can you help me get to the right path?
- Have the Naqsh of your Sheykh in your heart
- Our Majestic History
- In Indonesia, during the time of Eid ul-Fitr, they say ‘minal aidin wal faizin’. Is this from the sunnah?
- Keep Our Hearts Alive For Haqq
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Category Archives: Hoja Lokman Effendi (2014)
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Sometimes when I ask for forgiveness from Allah in sajdah, it becomes very heavy physically, and I feel great weight on me and feel I will be crushed. Am I feeling the weight of the burden of my … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I was not a Muslim before but now I am trying to be a Muslim. I cannot keep my heart and mind still when I saw people who says they are Muslim but doing bad and cruel things … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are a spirit, coming from our Lord with that one Holy breath that He has given to Adam (as), we are that. We need to know that part too. But Allah (swt) has also put inside of us … Continue reading
When babies are taught to say ‘Allah Allah’ they start rocking back and forth but why do they say it’s wrong when adults do it?
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When babies are taught to say ‘Allah Allah’ they start rocking back and forth, but why do they say it’s wrong when adults do it? Because they are ignorant and they are stubborn and they are arrogant, diseases … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim If you are keeping your connection with the Awliya Allah, in the middle of the fire they can come and they can pick you up, put you to safety. If you say, ‘I don’t need Awliya Allah’ then we … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can one get strong faith quickly? Why do you want it quick? You have a problem being slow? Why quickly? Take your time, relax. Once you get strong faith, what are you going to do with it? What are you … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Muslims have lost their minds because no one is making intention for ahiret anymore. We make a lot of planning and intention for dunya but when we ask them, ‘what do you plan for ahiret?’ They say, ‘So, as … Continue reading
BismillahirRahamnirRahim Question : What is the importance of the first ten days of Dzulhijjah and how should one prepare for it? It is reported from the Holy Prophet (asws) that he used to fast in these ten days. Very Holy … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Question: I find it hard to keep my intention still when I start doing certain plan. Suddenly I find that the tools are becoming my aims. After a time, I remind my intention to myself but along the way … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the importance of marriage? If two person tries to follow the way of Islam, but if these two person cannot feel close to Allah, cannot feel the oneness when they are together because of being in … Continue reading
Is it true that you will be infected by jinns and sheytan if you spend too much time in the bathroom or stay outside during Maghrib time?
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I was told that if you spend too much time in the bathroom or stay outside during the time of Maghrib salat, it is possible to be infected by jinns and sheytan. Is that true? If the person … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim If you manage to escape tonight, and to come to the top of the mountain, just to say ‘Allah,’ for the purpose of remembering Allah, then congratulations to you. In these days it is ma’rifat enough, because so many, majority of … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Raghaib, Laylatul Raghaib is the first Jummah, the first Thursday night of the month of Rajab and it is a very Holy night. That is the night when the Holy Prophet (asws), his light was passed from his father … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Who is keeping silent these days? Nothing in this world right now is designed for you to be silent, to be quiet, to be still, to be calm. Right? The Namaz is designed for us to be silent, to … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Everyone will have eyes on it and they will try to destroy it. If you have something valuable, what do you have to do? You have to protect it. Something that is valuable in Islam, you have to protect … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we empty our cup to the best that we can to make sure that it is not filled. How do you come to a sohbet with an empty cup? You come empty. I know if people come … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I was in the situation when I was mistreated with arrogance, and I zipped up my pride and swallowed it. Alhamdulillah, it is good. but I am thinking that the person may have the upper hand. What should one … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is a bad deed and a sin the same thing? We don’t like to use the word sin. There are a certain things, especially the manners of Tasawwuf, although we are rough and tough with certain things, we … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How Should One Integrate What Is Learnt At The Dergah To Their Life At Home? That is a million dollar cheat question: how do you integrate what is learnt at the Dergah to your life at home? It’s … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What Is Sacrifice? Sacrifice, it is to give up something that means something to you. Sacrifice is to give up something that means everything to you. When you come to a certain station, you’ll realise also that whatever has … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Recently, my family member watched the live sohbet and he asked why we say “madad” to Sheykh Effendi when Allah is closer to us than our jugular vein. Could you please explain so it maybe clearer for him? We … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If you are trying to do your own things for the sake of Allah and those around you they try to annoy you, try to bring you down but they do wrong things themselves, what should you do? Or … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How should we take care of our children? That is actually a very good question. We need a Sheykh, and to be in association with him. We need to have a good jamaat. That time you are not going … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: ‘You should socialize less, only when necessary’ What is meant by “Socializing” in the way of our Sheykh? Well, to be drunk, just hehehaha, you know. You see any association that you have, test yourself. Time passing, how many … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we keep hope ? Let me tell you something; we used to have a plaque, written on a piece of wood hanging in the old Dergah by the doorway. It is connected to this question. Those … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How should we deal with our close ones who are against Tarikat? How are you going to deal with your close ones who are against to Tarikat? Deal with patience. Deal with intelligence. Have more patience, have more … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the day of Promises? That is the day in the Pre-eternity. That is the day when all of mankind they were assembled. We were nothing but lights, spirits. And Allah swt is addressing to us directly, … Continue reading
My ego does not want to love the Prophet (asws). I recite salawats but they are not sincere enough. How can I begin to love the Prophet?
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: My ego does not want to love the Prophet (asws). I recite salawats but they are not sincere enough. How can I begin to love the Prophet? Yes it’s true. That’s a very truthful and sincere question. So … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we protect our secrets? That’s assuming you have found your secret? If you say, ‘I have found my secret, and what do I do to protect my secret?’ that is enough indication to me that you … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we have courage in the way of Allah and leaving dunia things? I have come to realize that fears motivates my ego. How can I not be a coward? A jamaat is important. You can think … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim RabiulAwwal Mubarak. May these days be blessed, InsyaAllah. Although when we look at it, this world is not getting blessed. Every day it’s getting worse isn’t it? Every day more hardship, more disasters, more cruelty, more greediness, more oppression, … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillahi Rabbil Alamin Wasalatu Wa salamu ala Rasulina Muhammadin wa ala alihi wa Sahbihi Ajmain Nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : How should we prepare for Mawlid? That’s a good question. What would you do to prepare yourself, say, if you are a mureed, what would you do knowing that Sheykh Effendi is going to come next week? What … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim According to the Ahle dunya, your life is wasted, isn’t it? Not really, but let’s just say for the sake of argument, your life is wasted because all you do is preparing for death. What is fifty, sixty, seventy, years … Continue reading
It is difficult for me to get rid of some cultural tendencies. However I can relate more to the Osmanli style. How can I adapt?
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am a Romani Muslim, however in my culture we view religion very differently than in the mid-east or in the sub-continent. It is difficult for me to get rid of some cultural tendencies. However I can relate … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : Why is gaining Taqwa easy for some but takes longer for others? What is taqwa? Why is gaining Taqwa easy for some but takes longer for others? What is taqwa? Hoja asked the mureeds: What is Taqwa? … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim I’m not understanding so much that question. The Prophet (asws) served his ummat? In the past? Prophet (asws) served his ummat and is still serving his ummat, day and night. The Prophet (asws), his whole existence, his whole life, … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim How do we become friends with the Friends of Allah? It’s a very long road, very long journey, to be friends. How do the Friends of Allah become the Friends of Allah? Just by saying, Hey, you want to be … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are entering now, InsyaAllah, into the Holy month of RabiulAwal. May it be accepted. He is the Prophet of Mercy, alaihi salatu wasalam. His Prophethood was and is still an example of Mercy; how to be merciful to … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : What was the blessing in Uwais al-Qarani not being able to visit the Holy Prophet (asws)? I am someone who has tried but unable to visit the Dergah yet. So you are saying, you are like Uwais … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do I know if I’m being sincere and not making a show? When you sit down and ask, ‘who am I doing it for?’ If you are doing it for Allah’s sake and you don’t care what … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Our destination, is to go back to our Lord. Nothing else, for a believer. We are not traders, businessmen. We are not doing business with our Lord, to say, ‘if I’m doing this good, I’m going to get this … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim If your life is not showing your belief you are a hypocrite. If you say, ‘I believe in something,’ but your life is showing something else, you are not being sincere. You are not being honest. You are hypocrite. … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why does the Ulama attack each other even though they are Sunnis? Because they are too free. That’s why they attack each other. If they are busy with the real work, they are going to stop attacking. Even … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I have recently started watching your sohbets online and I really like your teachings. How can I join the Dergah? You already join the Dergah. If you like to be with us, we like to be with you. … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: These days people hardly trust anyone and if they do, they get hurt from the same person anyway. It is happening a lot these days. Why is the trust decreasing day by day between people? This is one … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: With Sheykh Effendi Himmah, I managed to get rid of a habit of playing video games. Recently this habit has come back to me. How can I subdue it again? How can you subdue? You take a stick and … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How Does Brotherhood Divide? First, look at the first two brothers that was ever sent into this world. Who are the two brothers? Habil and Qabil. Two brothers came. They are brothers from the same father, same mother. They are brothers, … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim All praises are due to Allah, Lord of the Universes. All praise are due to Allah, who describes Himself in Ayatul Qursi saying, “Allah, there is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Sustainer of all existence. Neither drowsiness … Continue reading