In an address to Turkish students Mawlana advises them to be content with little because fasting is good for body and soul. He also warns them against Jihad of the sword while encouraging them to wage Jihad against atheism and ignorance.
Islam Is Coming
Jan01 1992 Turkish 21min
Mawlana compares the modern life to the life of Islam and gives encouragement that the life of Islam is coming back.
Sep30 1991 Turkish 39min
In this illuminating and entertaining old sohbat Mawlana talks about the wisdom of traveling. He recounts a little of his experience at Disneyland. He tells the story of Hz Sulaiman (as) and the husband of the ant, and also the story of Hz Beyazid (q) and the monks.
How to Get Spiritual Support?
Jan31 1991 English 10min
In this powerful talk Mawlana makes plain the situation of all mankind. Man is weak. He is created weak. No amassing of armaments can dispel his doubt, fear and insecurity. Certainty is from Allah Almighty; trusting in Him alone and seeking spiritual support.
A Swiss Saint
Jan01 1991 English 17min
All believers are honored in dunya as well as in the divine Presence. Mawlana gives as an example a Swiss saint who he says was a believer in the Prophet (sas). Keep and protect your honor.
Jan01 1991 English 11min
Only if all of mankind asks from the Lord, "O our Lord, give us Your blessings, Your forgiveness, Your mercy then You may extinguish this fire." If they are saying, then it is so easy for Allah Almighty to extinguish the fire of world war.
An Ant's Hole
Jan01 1991 English 13min
Mawlana counsels Americans and Europeans to seek protection in Allah, nowhere else. The Power of Allah is such that He can shelter you in the small hole of an ant if He wills.
The Safe Way
Jan01 1991 English 10min
In this sohbat Mawlana paints a picture of the state of the world and the darkness to which it is running. He then offers the simple solution.
Jan01 1991 English 15min
In this english sohbat Mawlana tells the murids that they have a heavenly rocket that will propel them to their heavenly destination but they need the key and the training to fly it. This is the job of their Shaykh and of the 5 Qutubs.
The Signs of Faith
Dec21 1990 Turkish 20min
Mawlana says that all goodness and beauty are contained in Islam. There is no need to look elsewhere. He speaks clearly about the different values of the believers.
Jesus (as) Is Coming
Dec21 1990 English 17min
Mawlana Sh. Nazim speaks about the greatest of creation, the Prophet Muhammad (sas). His station is so exalted that the Prophet Jesus (as) will return to this world to be a member of the community of Muhammad (sas).
One Common Enemy
Sep01 1990 English 43min
Since the time of Adam (as) Man’s common enemy has been shaytan. If Man does not accept this he will find no peace and no love and no friendship. Men leave the advice of their Lord and follow their first friend, satan, to destroy each other.
Sep01 1990 English 17min
In this other worldly sohbat Mawlana talks to a visitor about the nature of spiritual experience. The first step is the hardest, to wean the ego from dunya. For this one needs a guide. After that unlimited heavenly worlds open up before the traveler.
Guard Your Honour
Dec22 1989 Turkish 17min
Allāh has given us honour and we must guard it. It is not our way to celebrate Christmas and New Years or to be drunk and spend money. A record is kept. If we become dirty, the only way to get clean is by asking forgiveness.
Nov30 1989 Turkish 27min
In a story that Mawlana was telling from Grandsheikh (Q), a little boy shouts, but "I Am Not A Dog!", and as little as he is and with this small sentence he teaches us many lessons.
The Stations of Saints
Nov30 1989 Turkish
Hajji Anne (ra) speaks about the grave and the stations of Saints.
Try Not to Hate
Sep25 1989 English 10min
The wise man hates no one. He sees the hated ones as patients that need his help. He gives love to everyone and receives love from everyone. And Allah gives him familiarity and peace and unity.
The Chinese People
Sep22 1989 English 19min
Mawlana says that the special characteristic of the Chinese people is patience. And once they open to spirituality they ascend quickly to their heavenly positions.