Category Archives: Sheykh Abd Kerim Effendi (2012)

Why is it that it is easier to struggle for the dunya rather than Haqq?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Question: Why is it that it is easier to struggle for the dunya rather than Haqq? Even if you have no energy, it’s easy to struggle for the dunya, it seems like its easy to struggle for the … Continue reading

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What is the sign that hizmet is not accepted and what are the conditions for ones hizmet to be accepted?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the sign that hizmet is not accepted and what are the conditions for ones hizmet to be accepted?   Hizmet to who? To your Sheykh? If you have different Sheykh I don’t know what the style … Continue reading

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My Sheykh has passed away from this world. How can I find myself a teacher who can guide me about the ego within me?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: My Sheykh is physically not present and he passed away from this world. How can I find myself a teacher who can show me and guide me about the ego, nafs and Haqq and Batil within me, because … Continue reading

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What does Islam say about learning self-defence for the intention to protect yourself and the vulnerable?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I have heard that the Holy Prophet (AS) wrestled to keep fit. What does Islam say about learning self-defence for the intention to protect yourself and the vulnerable? I understand that one should refrain from asserting their physical … Continue reading

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Between Hope and Fear

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: This place that you are talking about, where you’re beyond whether you’re getting love or you’re getting pain, how do you get into that zen? No, no, it’s not that. It’s not that also. It’s not like ‘oh, … Continue reading

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What is the intention of murids in the presence of the Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Selfishness, for your own self. Selfish meaning for your own self. What is the intention of murids in the presence of the Sheykh? What is the intention of a murid? What is the intention of a Sahabi? What … Continue reading

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The Story Of The Bread

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Everybody’s belly is full now. Once their belly is full then they lose their compass. They start being busy with other things, then they become busy with unnecessary things which either drags them to death or they lose their … Continue reading

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Why is it so easy to forget about death?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why is it so easy to forget about death? Why? Because you are not surrounded by Evliya. You are not surrounded by tombs and graves. Especially when you live in America, you live in the west, everything is … Continue reading

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What is the wisdom of the Shaykh washing up his Murids?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the wisdom of the Shaykh washing up his Murid? The wisdom is to make that murid clean. The Sheykh does not have to wash up the murid. So many Sheykhs they don’t because number one, they … Continue reading

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Living in a Jemaat in These Days

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What is the Khutba saying? Everyone is saying, ‘yeah, I love for Allah’s sake.’ No, to love for Allah’s sake means you are not looking for anything. You are not loving this person because he makes you to feel … Continue reading

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What is the significance of using a cane in Tariqat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the significance of using a cane in Tariqat? (Can you please explain the significance of using a cane in Tarikat, and why all the Prophets used a cane or staff?) Although Sheikh Effendi has mentioned this … Continue reading

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The Reasons for the Breaking Ummat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Reasons for the Breaking Ummat So many things have happened to this nation in the past, let’s say, hundred years. So many things this nation of Muslims, the Ummat, what it means today nobody understands because Muslims are … Continue reading

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The Confusion of Dajjal

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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Understanding Unity in Islam

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Most important thing that you have to do in the month of Ramazan is to say, ‘La illaha illallah.’ The one who says ‘La illaha illallah,’ is the one who’s believing that there is no other Ilahs, nothing of … Continue reading

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Connect our hearts to a Friend of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The ways of the Friends of Allah, they are as many people there are, as many ways that there are. As many breaths as there are, there’s different ways of reaching to Allah SWT. So important thing is for … Continue reading

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Take the color of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Those who can see beyond this color, they are going to see the Color of   Allah,  sibghatullah. So whose color are you taking? You think you want to take the white color? It’s from this world. Everything that is from … Continue reading

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The inheritance of Islam

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Majority of Muslims, they inherit their faith. They inherit it. It’s like a man who is very rich and he is giving his wealth to his son, to his children. They just take it free, just like that. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Prophet of Mercy

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are not here for murid X, although we love him. We are not here for the food. We are eating more than five times a day, food, more than we pray. We are not here for building. We … Continue reading

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How can a believer be brave in every way?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can a believer be brave in every way? In the khutba, Sheykh Effendi’s words in the sohbet, he is saying, ‘we are not afraid from no one. We are not afraid of any governments, we’re afraid of … Continue reading

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The Sacred Ashura

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet, we are asking support from our Sheykh, Sahibul Saif, the Owner of the Sword, Sheykh Abdul Kerim el-Kibrisi el-Rabbani, to send his support to us on this most holy day, the holy night of Ashura. The first one … Continue reading

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Celebrate Eid with the intention of becoming a servant

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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How does one build a strong foundation of reliance on Allah SWT?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Destur, medet ya Sheykh Sahibul Saif. We are asking support from our Sheykh insha’Allah, to say something. Everything, from the knowledge of this world to the knowledge of the other world, you have to learn. You have to learn … Continue reading

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We are in the age of confusion, pull yourself back, live a simple life

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Prophet (asws) came. He completed his mission, 23 years. His mission is complete, but our mission is not. He did his work. One day,  he came back to his house and he saw his beloved daughter Hz Fatime (RA) … Continue reading

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Endless Troubles of 21st Century Muslims

BismillahirRahmanirRahim    The Muslims that they are claiming, number one, that they are the community leaders, that they are the Imams, they are the Sheykhs, they are watching, they are so silent. If you tell them get up three oclock … Continue reading

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Peace is taken away from disobedient children of Adam

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi, Ya Sultanul Awliya, Medet. We are asking help and support from our Lord Allah SWT, and trying to escape from the tricks and the traps of the sheytan. And when … Continue reading

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Focus On The Journey Ahead

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  If you are living for the sake of Allah and to use to benefit the world surrounding us, that time, this world is giving some value. Otherwise, we are falling into the hands of sheytan, through the tricks that … Continue reading

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What Is The Significance of Bai’at-al Ridhuan?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the significance of Bai’at-al Ridhuan? Bai’at-al Ridhuan, this is the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (asws). And there are many instances where bai’at is given, whether in Quran e-Kerim or in history, or in the lifetime … Continue reading

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Peace Comes With The Shahadat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim. BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Medet Ya Seyyidi, Ya Sultanul Awliya, Medet. We are asking support, help from those ones that they are in awakening station, the Evliyaullah. They don’t fall into heedless station. If we connect ourselves to them, they … Continue reading

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We are Holding on Tightly to the Jubbah of our Sheykh

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Commemorating Miladi Urs of Sultanul Evliya Sheykh Mawlana Nazim Adil el-Hakkani (KS) and Hijri Urs of SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim Effendi el-Kibrisi el-Rabbani Hz BismillahirRahmanirRahim. What can we say in a night like this, in a bless night like … Continue reading

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Live The Way You Believe

Auzu billahi min ash‐sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Ya Sultanul Awliya, Medet We are asking help and support from SahibulZaman Sheykh Maulana Muhammad Nazim adil al-Hakkani to send to us something that we may speak and it will give … Continue reading

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Shahadat Of A True Believer

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet (asws) is saying, when a group of people coming together, first remember Allah SWT, remember His Prophet, then whatever you are talking, talk that time, even if it’s worldly business, that time the blessings come there because … Continue reading

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We are sent to this world as representative of Allah. How do I conduct myself to live up to that station?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: You mentioned that we are  sent to this world as representative of Allah. How do I conduct myself to live up to that station? Be around and learn from those ones who are the representative of Allah, and … Continue reading

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“O you who believe, do not let your wealth or your children distract you from the remembrance of Allah.”

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Today’s main form of idol worship is the family. It’s not Allah, it’s not the Prophet (asws). It’s the family. Family has become the most sacred thing, more important than Allah, more important than the Prophet (asws), more important … Continue reading

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10th of Muharram –Remember The Ones who Came Before

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Sayyidi Sultan Awliya, Medet. We are asking help and support from our Sheykh, Sahibul Maqam, to make us to speak something that it will benefit us. Not just to speak for the sake of speaking. I never want … Continue reading

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How can we prepare ourselves for the day Azrail comes so we can say shahadah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When Azrail comes and we see him, we are going to have big fear. How can we prepare ourselves for that day so we can say shahadah? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. How to prepare for Azrail? Like this, when you go … Continue reading

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How can we recognize tricks and traps of our egos so that the spirit could start working?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we recognize tricks and traps of our egos so that the spirit could start working? You must hold on and submit to a guide, the way that a sick man, a dying man submits to a … Continue reading

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Arrested For Saying “Allah”

BismillahirRahmanirRahim People, they are taking for granted, and they are not understanding the value what Allah is granting them sometimes. Just 10 year ago today, just this time, 28th, which month we are in now? June? Oh, 28th June 2001, … Continue reading

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I feel very alone and weak in my country. What should I do when surrounded by Sheytans and Ego everywhere?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: I feel very alone and weak in my country. What should I do when surrounded by Sheytans and Ego everywhere? This is something that the Holy Prophet (AS) had described that we are speaking in the Khutba. You are … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tarikatuna Sohbet wal khayri min jami’at. This Tarikat, this way, it is based on association. Goodness comes from the association. The sohbet it gives you the power and the ammunition to fight against the sheytan and your ego, to … Continue reading

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The disease of arrogance and stubbornness is spreading fast and killing Muslims

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 Fear of Allah has to come with the Love of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Sultanul Awliya, Medet. Our aim and intention is to become a servant to our Lord. There are two titles, either you will have the title saying a servant of the … Continue reading

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How can I be patient?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can I be patient? Try not to be patient and see where that leads you. Be impatient. Be ten times more impatient, if you like it, if it works out for you, stay impatient. If it doesn’t … Continue reading

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In many ways, sheytans attack me for following my Sheykh. How should I react to these sheytans?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In many different ways, sheytans attack me for following my Sheykh. I get upset when I am put into this position. How should I react to these sheytans? You are going to react according to the advice, of … Continue reading

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Obey Allah For His Sake Only

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The ayat of Amanah Rasul, we are saying it five times a day, the ayat that Allah swt gave directly to the Holy Prophet (asws) on the night of Miraj without the intermediary of Jibril (as), directly Allah gave … Continue reading

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What happens when you die while committing wrong actions?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim    Question: What happens when you die while committing wrong actions? If you are not getting rid of that, if you are in ghaflat, then you are in big trouble. You are in big trouble in dunya. Sheytan doesn’t have … Continue reading

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What can we do for the stress and waswasa inside us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What can we do for the stress and waswasa inside us? Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim. You have a stress? Where is that stress coming from? So many times, not so many times let me say 99.9 … Continue reading

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Run for the title of ‘Servant of Allah’

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Sultanul Awliya, Medet. Our aim and intention is to become a servant to our Lord. There are two titles, either you will have the title saying a servant of the … Continue reading

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Message from SahibulSaif: Haqq is coming to rule!

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Selam Aleykum. Welcome to you. We are worshiping now. We are not missing anything, don’t worry. If you know what is happening now, you will want to…never mind. But you will see and the world will see what happens between … Continue reading

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How do we prepare for Laylat-ul Miraj?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we prepare for Laylat-ul Miraj? Laylat-ul Miraj, the night of the ascension, that in this month, on the 27th night,  every year for  fourteen hundred years, we celebrate and remember the ascension of our Prophet when … Continue reading

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How can we protect ourselves from the attacks of sheytan and our nafs happening especially on Holy times?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: On Holy Nights like Mevlid or Ragaib and some other Holy months like Rajab, sometimes I feel like sheytan and nafs is attacking ever more than before. Instead of focusing more on my prayers, I have to fight … Continue reading

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