Category Archives: Passaic sohbet

The Pleasure of Allah is hidden

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   We are very blessed to have reached to the end of this month and to enter into the three holy months and Rajab Shahrullah, insyaAllah ar Rahman, if Allah (SWT) is giving us the life, we will see … Continue reading

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The weakness of mankind is shown

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Every way you look at it, the weakness of mankind is exposed. Mankind, our weakness is shown, not our strength, not our greatness. The weakness of mankind, the greatness of Allah and the greatness of His Mercy, that despite … Continue reading

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Is fasting our way of submitting our ego?

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Question: Is fasting our way of submitting our ego? Of course it is. But you don’t fast like an animal fasts too. You fast with ego. To  understand that Valley of Hunger is not just meaning no food, … Continue reading

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What is the original nature of the ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the original nature of the ego? Our ego has always been disobedient. To put the ego under our feet, that is our job, that is our work. All the Prophets and all the Saints and all … Continue reading

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How would a virus make people remember Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How would a virus make people remember Allah? For the believers, everything will make them to remember Allah. Good times and bad times. Because for those who believe, everything that is happening in this world they know it … Continue reading

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Are we supposed to consult our Sheykh for everything?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Question: Are we supposed to consult our Sheykh for everything? Consultation with a Sheykh, it is different for different people. It is different for young and old, it is different for someone who has just begun and someone … Continue reading

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Sohbet is the Essence of Tarikat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim People don’t like Sufis so much, they say, ‘what? These people? Even something that is so evil they take lesson from it? They say there is a hikmat in there?’ Of course. There is a hikmat in sheytan. You … Continue reading

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The leader it is the essence of a people

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  BismillahirRahmanirRahim. SelamAleykum. SelamAleykum. Breh, you guys need a Hajjaj eh? You don’t know that story, Hajjaj. It’s not my story, it’s Sheykh Effendi’s story. So many things happened because of how we move and Allah is sending. The leader, … Continue reading

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After the day of Qalu Bala why do we have to go through a period of innocence, childhood, to remember that day?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: After the day of Qalu Bala why do we have to go through a period of innocence, childhood, to remember that day?  The childhood is not knowing? Childhood is knowing. Adulthood is not knowing, childhood you know more … Continue reading

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Do you need to have ego to fight with your ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Do you need to have ego to fight with your ego? No you don’t. You mean when the Prophet fought against the Kafirs he had an ego? Sahabis when they fought against the mushrik they had ego? Murid: … Continue reading

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Is our mission to bring down the dajjalic toys?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Imam Rabbani says the Naksibendi way is the way of the Sahabis. After the Prophet (AS) he passed, who became the leaders of this world? The Sahabis. Those who were high-born or those who were low-born, majority of them … Continue reading

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Keeping Clean in These Times

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   There was one saint, saintly man, one day when he was young, he saw some apples floating in a stream. He picked it up and he ate it, then it came to him, he says, ‘these apples must … Continue reading

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How do we take things we cannot perceive seriously?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we take things we cannot perceive seriously? Without being arrogant. Without being arrogant. Don’t be arrogant. Auzubillahi minasheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Destur Medet ya Sahibulsaif. A person who lives in nature is not arrogant. Never. Whether you call … Continue reading

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How could we increase our good deeds, what are the good deeds that are most valuable in the sight of Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How could we increase our good deeds, what are the good deeds that are most valuable in the sight of Allah? You’re getting very smart. Now you’re looking to see all the shortcuts. It’s good, Tarikat is a shortcut. What is the most … Continue reading

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Why do we need Khilafat and Tarikat if we are Muslims?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why do we need Khilafat and Tarikat if we are Muslims? Are we Muslims? By name we may be, but Islam is not a personal religion, this is the thing. If it is a personal religion, Holy Prophet … Continue reading

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What does it mean that our eyes can look at everything but ourselves?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What does it mean that our eyes can look at everything but ourselves? The eyes can see everything except for itself, but the identity of a man is on the face, that is the identity of a man, the … Continue reading

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How can we be more intelligent by being less dependent on step by step explanation?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we be more intelligent by being less dependent on step by step explanation and read the Sheykh more? How are you going to know more? How are you going to know more and how are you … Continue reading

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If you’re looking for Allah, it is showing that Allah is looking for you.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   If you are looking for the Divine, if you are looking for Allah, it is showing that Allah is looking for you. Without Allah looking for you, you cannot look for Him. And in reality you are the one … Continue reading

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How do you keep your faith in tough situations?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Sometimes we get into a situation and we think this is very big and this is the end, but in reality it’s nothing. How do we, in that situation, keep our faith and our connection strong to our Sheykh? … Continue reading

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What is Rizq?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What is Rizq? The rizq is sustenance, whatever you need to sustain your life. Just as fasting, whole world says, now whole world knows what Ramadan, Ramazan is. They say ‘oh, they don’t eat, they don’t drink, that’s it.’ … Continue reading

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Is there a protocol for making dua?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is there a protocol for making dua? Yes, there is always a protocol for everything. There is always a protocol. The question is, is there a protocol to ask for something, for a dua? Yes there is always a … Continue reading

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How do you handle your nafs?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The nafs, whatever your nafs wants, do the opposite. Whatever you nafs wants, do the opposite. And sit and understand. Don’t, it is also part of the nafs to start arguing back and forth. ‘Well, I need to eat, … Continue reading

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Be happy with your Lord

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Shukr alhamdulillah. Be happy with your Lord. Be happy with your Lord. Allah is trying to find ways to forgive us, every excuse, every opportunity to show mercy, but mankind always angry at their Lord. Find ways to be … Continue reading

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Who should we help, and what is the limit?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Who should we help, and what is the limit? That is a very good question to ask, that is also something that we spoke about in the sohbet after the Jummah Khutba, when somebody was asking the question … Continue reading

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For wrong actions we make, should we grieve a lot?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Sheykh, there was a companion of the Prophet that committed a wrong action, or he thought he committed a wrong action, and he went up to the mountains and he was so sad about it, you know this story, and he was grieving so … Continue reading

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Why will the Ummah be punished?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why will the Ummah be punished when it was their ancestors who betrayed the Khalifa? If you betray, you pay the price. You don’t betray you don’t pay the price. Now if you’re a believer you say, ‘my … Continue reading

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Understanding what to ask for during Leylatul Bera’at

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: The things that I read, they say to ask for increase in rizq, increase in life, and increase in faith. Now, I know that in Islam the less you have the better, as far as wealth, and that … Continue reading

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Were there any Khalifahs that did wrong actions?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Were there any Khalifahs that did wrong actions? It’s a very good question and I like the way that you’re approaching it with Edep, okay? Because one of the signs of the disobedient ones of the Ahir Zaman is 24 hours they … Continue reading

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Will Europe be ruled by the Ottomans?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Will Europe be ruled by the Ottomans?  Europe? Yeah. It’s for the last days. How many times you hear Sheykh Effendi saying that we have to know our history? We don’t know our history; they know our history … Continue reading

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How does the Miraj relate to us in these times?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How does the Miraj relate to us in these times? Auzubillahi minasheytanir rajim, BismillahirRahmanirRahim Destur medet ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim. Nawaitul arbain nawaitul uzla nawaitul khalwa nawaitul riada nawaitul suluk Hasbinallah wa nimal wakil. Let’s begin by … Continue reading

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What does it mean when Shaykh AbdulKerim said how do we check our gauge?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: a believer’s today has to be better than yesterday, tomorrow has to be better than today and you were saying that every morning we need to check our gauge to see where his iman is. I never understood … Continue reading

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