Category Archives: Hoja Lokman Effendi (2015)

How do we understand Ahirat knowledge when it’s hard to relate to?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we understand Ahirat knowledge when it’s hard to relate to? From the outside look every knowledge that you don’t know it is hard to relate to. You don’t know mathematics, you learn mathematics, at first it’s … Continue reading

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How do I stop blaming others?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How do I stop blaming others? Blame yourself. Whatever that you see out there that is happening, that is wrong; Allah is showing that to you as a warning to you that you have that inside of you. … Continue reading

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Your lifestyle determine the identity you are trying to adopt

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Of this new year, Muslim countries number one, especially Arab countries, number one, they already pass America a long time ago, they passed Europe long time ago, this so called Arab muslim countries. I said at least in the … Continue reading

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How can I find courage?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can I find courage? The courage to stand up for Haqq must come, not from you. Don’t think that courage is coming from you. That is a mistake.  How do I find the courage? You don’t find … Continue reading

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Why is the voice of Haqq ignored and that of batil prevails?

  BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why is the voice of Haqq ignored and that of batil prevails? Because we are in Asfala Safileen.  Because we are in the lowest of the low. It’s like asking, ‘why does this man, why is he always … Continue reading

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My family says that I follow tarikat blindly because I do not know the secrets of certain practices yet I still do them. Is this true? Should I stop?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: My family says that I follow tarikat blindly because I do not know the secrets of certain practices yet I still do them, like wearing different color turbans or ribbons. is it true that I am following blindly? … Continue reading

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Will the leader of the community be responsible on the judgment day for not standing up for Haqq?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Will the leader of the community be responsible on the judgment day for not standing up for haqq? Yes, first the leaders are going to be responsible. Leaders of that community are going to be responsible. Then those ones … Continue reading

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‘Whoever imitates a people is one of them’

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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Delicate manners that bring you into the Divine Court

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The edep, it is before the knowledge. People who don’t have edep, their knowledge is not going to save them. But people who have edep and they don’t have knowledge, always they are going to be saved. You understand? … Continue reading

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A Haqqani who does not speak Haqq is a munafiq

BismillahirRahmanirRahim There is a proof for a believer and there is a proof for an unbeliever. You are saying that there is Allah in your heart there must be a proof. That is why, in our Tarikat, we’re not concentrating … Continue reading

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Deviant on As-Sirat al-Mustaqim

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Everybody woke up thinking we are in Islam, correct? You pray Fajr, masha’Allah, some of you Allahu’alam. If you are not meeting someone who is going to remind you, to ask you, to show if you are walking in the … Continue reading

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With all the backlash directed at the Muslims especially in America, how should we conduct ourselves in public?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: With all the backlash directed at the Muslims especially in America, how should we conduct ourselves in public? BismillahirRahmanirRahim.  Conduct yourself with more faith and more trust in Allah, and more fear in Allah. If you don’t fear … Continue reading

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Mevlid: The claim of love must reflect on your lifestyle

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Selam Aleykum wa-Rahmath-u-Allah. Alhamdulillah. We are thanking our Lord, Allah (swt) for making us to pass through this very difficult month and Insha’Allah Rahman to approach to the month of Rahmat, the month of mercy, the month of the … Continue reading

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By worshiping in my home, will the eye of my heart open?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: By worshipping a lot in my home, will the eye of my heart open? BismilahirRahmanirRahim. First question I am going to ask you, why you want your heart, the eye of your heart to be opened? Why? For … Continue reading

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I hurt someone unintentionally with my words, I cannot reach to them. What should I do?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I hurt someone unintentionally with my words, I cannot reach to them. What should I do? You can find them in Facebook. You can use different account, be friends with them, win their hearts back. Eh, It’s okay. … Continue reading

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The Ottoman’s Unshakeable Fortress of Belief

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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Some Sahaba were physically tortured by the mushriks, Do murids also have to go through this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Some Sahaba were physically tortured by the mushriks, Do murids also have to go through this? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. May Allah swt not test us. We are always asking Allah never to test us. We are not trying to be … Continue reading

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Mawlid al-Nabi: Run to the Light of the Holy Prophet (asws)

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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Real Knowledge that brings out the spirituality from dead hearts

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We spoke about murids must show respect to the Holy places, Holy days and Holy nights. That much respect that you have, that much honor is going to be given to you. It is not how much worship that … Continue reading

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Discovering our Secrets

BismillahirRahmanirRahim If I ask you, do you know the secret of Sultan Mehmet Fatih? why he was created? what he was running to do? what he achieved and where that got him? let’s not look at pre-eternity or post eternity, … Continue reading

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When people you love start to attack you for what you believe in

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Just because we are on this way, we are following the footsteps of Prophet Muhammad (asws), some people bother us, they don’t like it, but they love us, whatever they say, they hurt us, but we are in … Continue reading

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Beyat: Pledge your Allegiance to that 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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Tarikat is refining the subtlety of your intentions and your actions

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You are doing something? First, you ask yourself, who are you doing it for? Whoever that you are doing it for, you want something to be better. You work, you are doing it for your boss, you are doing … Continue reading

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The reality of trading our dunya for our ahiret

BismilahirRahmanirRahim 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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Remedy for Depression

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: On the behalf of a believer I want to ask about her depression. She wants to leave her past behind but she feel stuck and sometimes even gets worse, she used pills too. She has respect for Sheykhs … Continue reading

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In Ahir Zaman, Ahl al-Haqq doesn’t conform to the language of masses

BismillahirRahmanirRahim BismillahirRahmanirRahim. This is the days of Ahir Zaman. This is the days and the nights and the weeks and the months and the years of the Ahir Zaman, maybe it’s not going to be years, maybe it’s not going … Continue reading

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Can we rise above the station we were before pre eternity with our guide?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can we rise above the station we were before pre eternity with our guide? Or are we destine to be at that station from pre eternity? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. The guide who is representing the Prophet, so let’s speak about … Continue reading

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How do you know if you are still running for ahiret?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do you know if you are not being tricked by the ego, thinking you are running in the way of Allah but in reality you are running after your nafs or your dunya? People are here running away … Continue reading

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Love of Dunya hurts the Ahiret

BismilahirRahmanirRahim 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 answer to the people about what happened in situation like in Paris (the Paris attack) without sounding apologetic?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we answer to the people about what happened in situations like in Paris  (the Paris attack) without sounding apologetic? Auzubillahi minash sheytanir rajim. BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Destur. Medet. Asking support from our Sheykh SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi al-Rabbani, from … Continue reading

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When we do something wrong, we should run to do something right. Is it more important to cut out from doing the wrong things first?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When we do something wrong, we should run to do something right. Is it more important to cut out from doing the wrong things first? You cannot. Isn’t it hard? So many things that we are doing it … Continue reading

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11-11-15: The Caravan of SahibulSaif Moves On

BismillahirRahmanirRahim I listen, and I listen very carefully. Somebody is saying, I was invited to go and to have the jenaza, funeral for this person and I noticed this person, masha’Allah to cut the long story short, this person is a … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a doorkeeper to our heart?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What does it mean to be a doorkeeper to our heart? Every bad actions starts with a bad thoughts. Does that mean that we have to guard our thoughts before that thoughts formulate? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Destur. Medet Ya SahibulSaif … Continue reading

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“He who is victorious over his passion at the time of anger is the strongest among 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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Will we be with our Sheykh when he returns? Will he call for us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Will we be with our Sheykh when he returns? Will he call for us? That’s what we are hoping for. If he returns right now, he will just ask, ‘what have you been doing since I was gone?’ as … Continue reading

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How can we protect ourselves from the month of Safar?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we protect ourselves from the month of Safar? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. You cannot protect yourself from the month of Safar. You are going to enter into the month of Safar. Only way you are going to protect yourself … Continue reading

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Know your identity, know the Glorious, Majestic History of Islam

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillahi Rabbil Alameen. Wa Salatu wa Salamu ala Ashrafil Ambiya’i wa Imam al-Mursaleen, Sayyidina wa Mawlana Muhammadin, wa ala alihi wa sahbihi ajmain. Praise be to Allah, to Whom belong all things in the heavens and on earth: to … Continue reading

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How do you clean your heart from the ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do you clean your heart from the ego? If you have a physical condition, may Allah not test us, if you have a physical of the heart, what do you need to do? You need to go … Continue reading

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What to do when one is outside the dergah, and has limited contact with people of his Jamaat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When a murid is outside of the Dergah, and he has limited contact with the people of his Jamaat, what is recommended for him to do, to balance his books, to make sure he does not do something … Continue reading

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If you understand that you are a hypocrite, what is the next step?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If you understand that you are a hypocrite, when you understand that you are not being sincere and you are very scared from it, you don’t trust your faith, you don’t trust your actions, once you know this, … Continue reading

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Eliminate the hypocrisy that is hiding inside of ourselves

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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Be Aware. Be Awake. Do not fall into the station of Heedlessness!

BismillahirRahmanirRahim When a man is in ghaflat, he is never going to get fixed. If the man is in ghaflat, heedlessness, not knowing what he did in the past, then he is condemned to just repeat it over and over … Continue reading

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A Jewel that is hidden deep inside

BismillahirRahmanirRahim SelamAleykum Wa rahmatullahi Wa barakatu. Jumma Mubarak. Eid Mubarak. Eh, every Jumma is  Eid. So Alhamudlillah, syukur. We are thanking Allah swt that He has given us one more week, from last week until this week to continue to … Continue reading

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How do we know what we are used for?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we know what we are used for? When you go to and when you accept and submit to a master, you submit to a master and you understand you are a tool, then that time you’ll … Continue reading

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How do I stop being angry with someone in my head when they didn’t even do anything to me?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do I stop being angry with someone in my head when they didn’t even do anything to me? Smack yourself. Everytime you get upset, smack yourself. They didn’t do anything, say now I’m going to do something … Continue reading

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Ashura: The Day that Allah swt is showing our reality

BismillahirRahmanirRahim SelamAleykum warahmatullahi wabarakatu. We are asking Allah swt to forgive us, to give us more faith and more understanding. To look and to understand and to give us more faith. Not to look and to understand and it takes … Continue reading

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Can we ever be forgiven for big sins and betrayal?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can we ever be forgiven for big sins and betrayal? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Betrayal it is a very big sin. That is the part in the Hujatul Wada or the farewell sermon of the Prophet (asws), that these modern versions they … Continue reading

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Ashura: Betrayal From Within

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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Ashura: Obedience is the shell that protects your love

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim El-Kibrisi el-Rabani Hz. SelamAleykum warahmatullahi wabarakatu. This is the first Friday of the year. Insya’Allah ar-Rahman, next week is going to be the day of Muharram. The day of Muharram, we’ll be entering … Continue reading

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When we love Allah, is it okay to expect love in return?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When we love Allah, is it okay to expect love in return? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. You have to understand, everything has a Creator. Love has a Creator too. You are not the one who is creating love. Allah is the … Continue reading

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