- 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: Sheykh Abd Kerim Effendi (2011)
BismillahirRahmanirRahim A person that spends his whole life in the way of Allah, he runs for the sake of Allah, always working for Allah, if a person like this is not given the station of martyrdom than who will it … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question from a murid: How do I know if a Sheykh is a sincere one or not? Sheykh Effendi: You want to find out which Sheykh is sincere and which one is not? What is your business in that? … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are thanking our Lord Allah swt. We have just entered to another year, another Holy year, insyaAllah ar-Rahman, for the believers. For believers every day that is passing must be better. Those who believe. Don’t look at what’s happening … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim This world is full of stale knowledge these days. There are so many schools, so many universities. From kindergarten to different gardens. Going to schools up until 40, 50, 60, 70 years of age. But what they’re learning is … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi minash sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Sultanul Awliya, Medet. As-salatu wa as-salamu rasulina wa alihi wa sahbihi wa sallim Thanks to our Lord for creating us from mankind. Almdulillah wa shukr Allah. Astaghfirullah. Allah swt has granted … Continue reading
We must turn around in a night like this to say, ‘astarghfirullah Ya Rabbi. Forgive us Ya Rabbi. Forgive us Ya Rabbi. Forgive us Ya Rabbi.’
BismillahirRahmanirRahim La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Rasulullah alaihi solatullah, La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Nabiullah alaihi solatullah, La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Habibullah alaihi solatullah Auzu billahi … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim THE SUFI PROBLEM: Separation of Spirituality and State After the 19th century, with the help of the Western world, Sufism has been taking very strong punishment. In the year 2001, in my country in Turkey, I was in jail for 6 … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim SUFI SYMBOLOGY : The Prayer Beads, The Turban, The Cane We are, as sufis, we are disciplining our own selves. Now we are coming to that part, how sufis are working. In disciplining our own ego and disciplining our own … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim THE MIND OF THE SUFIS: Remembers there is No God but Allah Sufism, when Prophet Muhammad sws emigrated from Mecca to Medina, he entered into a cave with his companion Abu Bakr Siddik ra. He gave secrets to his heart … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah wa shukr Allah. We are thanking our Lord Allah (subhhana wa ta’ala). If we are standing here and just saying, “Thank you Ya Rabbi, Ya Rabbi shukr, Thank you Ya Rabbi,” until Judgment Day then we will not be … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Without support coming no one can do anything in this world. Some know that and some don’t know that. For anything that we are doing, support must come from those ones who have the authority of the world in their … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim (Sheykh Efendi asked the following question to the guest with whom he was conversing after the Juma prayer): Let me ask you something. Whatever had happened to the Muslims? What is the big fault that the Muslims did and … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim InshaAllah, we are approaching the days Alhamdulillah. It is the month, another holy month, of Hajj, the 5th pillar of Islam. Every believer, if they fit to the category, should go for Hajj. It is Allah’s right on them, … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Have you not reached, have you not yet become better when you are saying, “Ash- hadu an-La ilaha illallah wa ash-hadu anna Muhammadan abduhu wa rasuluhu”? Are you not better? Are you holding that one (Holy Prophet) valuable? Do … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Where are Muslims, Mu’mins? Where is the happiness? No, it’s gone. Yes, if you are not showing proper respect to that Prophet (sws) then no safety, no happiness, nothing for mankind. Worse is coming. Everything is connected to that … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet (sws) is saying, “From the believers, the one who has the best of faith is that one who has the best of manners.” We must check ourselves where our manner is. Not just to say, “I am … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Our Lord says, “I am remembering you. You must remember Me.” We do not know Allah subhana wa ta’ala. How are we going to put a description to our Lord? So at least remembering His names will make us … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim In these days Azrail is coming in so many different ways. Unexpected place and unexpected time. Our Sheykh is ordering to us, `My murids should not be out, if it’s not necessary, if it’s not emergency, after Maghrib time. … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Right now when we are sitting here there are people laying down in their beds in the hospitals like wood. They cannot even turn around, air has to be pumped inside of them and they are going through pain … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Sheykh Shamil, the Lion of the Mountains. Not lion that is the donkey kind. No. The one with authority who was taking it from the Divine Presence and using it. When they martyred the one who was before him fighting against … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim It doesn’t matter who you are and where you are from. The highest title that you are going to reach, you are going to get, is to be servants. All these worldly titles that man has, you are going to … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim There are four characteristics of Sheytan. If a man is carrying these four then he has inherited four secrets from Sheytan. His appearance is of human but his actions and everything is sheytanic. They are: Proudness, anger, stubbornness, envy … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Our Lord is saying to us, `When the Juma time is entering and when they are calling you, leave everything. Leave your worldly doings and run to Juma. Know that there is more blessing for you in it than … Continue reading
There is no terror in Islam and there is no Islamic terrorism. This is a message to you, to me and to the whole world!
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Today, we are finding so many terrorist activities, wrong activities happening in the world, and by the way, I must say that they are calling it ‘Islamic terrorism’. They must take it out! There is no terror in Islam and … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tariqat teaches us how to live. Tariqat teaches us to understand what is coming from our ego and what is coming from our Lord. Man cannot be worshiping the two at the same time. Either he is worshiping his … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Once upon a time there was a man whose wife passed away. This is also a story from Sheykh Mevlana. The man went and got another wife. This wife was younger and the wife didn’t know how to cook. … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Holy Prophet (sws) is saying, `Be careful from the vision of a believer because he looks with the Nur of Allah.’ You cannot fool that one. You may think so sometimes because the believers are patient. They wait, … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Whatever you are busy with, that’s what you are going to find, that’s what man can find. The Creator Allah subhana wa ta’ala has given us enough intelligence to understand this world and to understand the hereafter life. But … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Prophet (sws) is saying that one time the kufr is going to end in the whole world. When the Prophet (sws) was living, in his time, and after him up till now when Islam was ruling, the kufr … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Today’s world, the 21st century men who call themselves civilized, are doing cruelties that the world has never seen before. Never, in the old days, if a person got upset and went crazy he would go out there and … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Whatever you give whatever you do in this life, you are never losing. You always win. Even if you give something to someone that does not work for him, it is okay. You are winning. It is in your … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim The eternal life. Understand the meaning of the eternal life. As soon as you give the last breath from here you begin the eternal life. Whichever side you fall, that’s where you are staying. Either people are in Jannat … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Man is not watching to see and to realize, to understand through the history that Allah subhana wa ta’ala is giving to us through all holy books. Some may not like what the Quran is saying. It’s okay. Take … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Thanks to our Lord Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) that He has chosen us to be among the believers. Whatever we do we are not going to be able to give enough thanks for that. When we look at the history … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Mankind lost (actually we should say Muslims). Muslims lost their head over a century ago and they became headless. Because they are headless they became heedless. Because they are heedless everyone is fooling them. The West, western people are … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim The people of Paradise are Ahl-e Haqq. The people of Haqq. The people of Haqq look at you with real eyes and you don’t need to put make-ups or run around in jogging lines or here and there to … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Let me tell you a story. There was a righteous man. He was worshipping a lot and trying to do everything correctly. Sheytan was coming to fool him but he wasn’t getting fooled by Sheytan. One day Sheytan came … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Dying before we die. How are you going to die before you die, if you don’t want to remember death? Not remembering death, it makes you to have high, long, very very very endless dreams about this dunya. That time, … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are responsible to keep the month of Ramazan, we are responsible to show proper respect to that month. Allah subhana wa ta’ala is blessing us, blessing the Ummati Muhammad with that month. During that month there is one … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim When Sheykh Mevlana came to this country, we were circling around everywhere with him. I was standing next to him all the time. Anywhere we went, I have never heard Sheykh Mevlana saying one curse word or cursing those … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim The truth is truth. Even if it’s coming to you from Sheytan you have to take it. You have to use it but you have to think, `Why this Sheytan is coming to me with a true word? He … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Don’t forget, Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun. We came from Allah and we are returning back to Him. No one is going to escape from that. No man that is carrying a soul in their body is going … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet (sws) is saying to us, “After me, the Khalifahs will come. After the Khalifahs, kings will come. After the kings, Sultans will come. After the Sultans the time of Jababirah, the tyranny time will come. Everywhere in … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Imam Gazzali was a big scholar. He was moving around with his books. It was like he was carrying his library with him. Any place that he was going, he was going with all his books on top of … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim There’s a very well-known story. Once upon a time in a Muslim country, in Baghdad area, there were some Majusi, people who were worshipping fire, near Iran. A man whom everyone knew to be a fire-worshipper, one Waliullah during … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim During the time of Holy Prophet (AS), he sent messengers to Habashistan, Ethiopia. That King there, that time, he was a believer. He was believing Isa (AS). And he was believing that Isa (AS) saying that,”after me another Prophet … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim No smiling? I don’t want no-smiling people sitting in front of me. They must go to the barn or they are going to smile by force. Look at `Y’ (a murid of Sheykh Efendi who is physically handicapped since … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim It is a duty, an obligation to everyone who has children, that if they love their children then they must teach them otherwise than what they are learning in the schools because those schools now are teaching completely wrong … Continue reading
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Once upon a time one dervish was going back and forth saying to his Sheykh, “I want to see the Prophet (sws). I cannot see the Prohpet (sws) in my dream.” “Don’t worry. I will pray for you. You … Continue reading