Without learning about and achieving the true purpose of living, the human being can never realize his humanity. Without this all that remains of the man is the ape, no matter how much makeup or fancy clothes he or she puts on. Therefore Mawlana speaks on the Hadith, "Religion Is Good Advice".
Jan06 2013 Turkish 26min
After Fajr Mawlana addressed Shaykh Muhammad Effendi. He spoke about the value of the Shukr and of Adab. Mawlana recited a duaa that he asked Shaykh Muhammad to teach to the people. Finally Mawlana spoke about the Divine invitation, every Friday, to "Haziratu l-Quds".
Ya Ma'bud! Ya Mahmud!
Jan06 2013 Turkish 16min
Addressing Shaykh Muhammad Effendi, Mawlana criticizes modern educational systems for not teaching the young generations the true purpose of their being in this world. That is why, despite all the opportunities they might have, they remain empty handed. They are like the blind beggar in the story who calls on the sultan - "Ya Mahmud" - as opposed to his friend who calls on the Lord Almighty, the Only One Who can be truly worshiped - "Ya Ma'bud".
An Arrogant Little Ant
Jan05 2013 Turkish 19min
In a sohbat that looks back at history and is charged with political dismay, Mawlana shows the irony of modern man. In his refusal to use Bismillah, man is like "The Arrogant Little Ant" trying to tease Sayyidina Sulayman (as).
Those Who Have High Himmat
Jan04 2013 Turkish 23min
In this sohbat Mawlana speaks about "Those Who Have High Himmat". Himmat is the ability to concentrate or focus your spiritual power towards achieving a high goal and persisting with it.
Jan04 2013 Turkish 16min
While drinking tea with Shaykh Mehmet Effendi, Mawlana recalls some of the stories of the old-time Imams and mosques of Cyprus. Then Mawlana retells a funny story that one Imam had told him long time ago that illustrates the true meaning of "Greatness" and how the different natures of people affect their understanding and communication.
Worse Than Dogs!
Jan03 2013 Turkish 19min
Faith and Adab are the guarantee for human qualities. In their absence people eat each other and thus are "Worse Than Dogs"!
Edeb Ya Hu!
Jan02 2013 Turkish 24min
In the very important sohbat "Edeb Ya Hu" Mawlana spoke to Shaykh Muhammad Effendi after Fajr instructing him to teach the people adab. Good Adab is the path to knowledge, Nur and nearness to Allah.
The Sham in the Mirror
Jan02 2013 Turkish 21min
Mawlana has opened his heart and his house to all the relatives and murids who, escaping the fires of Sham, have sought refuge under his wing. To them Mawlana explained that the raging fire that is now ravaging Sham had its beginning in the dry wood of the past heedlessness of its people.
Jan01 2013 Turkish 19min
After Fajr Prayer today Mawlana spoke about "This Year", the year that had just started a few hours before. In this first sohbat of the year 2013 Mawlana warns all the Muslims that the signs of the new year make it clear that it will be their last chance to correct their steps.
Dec31 2012 Arabic 16min
After Asr prayer, Mawlana gave an important address about the new year and its celebrations. Mawlana spoke about the coming year and how we should receive it.
The Foundation of the Day
Dec31 2012 Turkish 18min
To be able to start your day and live it properly, you have to know what is "The Foundation of the Day".
Bir Adım Kaldı
Dec31 2012 Turkish 8min
The Devil's Time
Dec29 2012 Turkish 31min
After Fajr Mawlana, by giving gentle but clear direction to his grandson, not only gives everyone good advice but demonstrates the proper and effective way to give advice in general.
Dec29 2012 Turkish 15min
Mawlana recited the Hadith, "And there will be a day for you, oh Zhalim! - لك يوم يا ظالم ". And the symbol of Zulm in history is the Roman Emperor Nero who, in his madness, demonstrated to the world how dark and brutal the human ego can become
What Is Our Goal?
Dec28 2012 Turkish 7min
Mawlana asked the important question, "What Is Our Goal?" If this question does not become a pressing reality propelling man to realize its answer then man can never have true purpose, satisfaction, or peace of mind.
The Punishment of the Grave
Dec26 2012 Turkish 10min
Usually Mawlana does not speak much about "The Punishment of The Grave" but today, after Fajr prayer, in a very special sohbat, he gave us a taste of what is waiting when, sooner or later, each one of us will reach his last breath in this world.
A Straight Talking Man
Dec25 2012 Turkish 24min
By means of the funny story, the "Straight Talking Man", Mawlana illustrates the low level to which humanity has fallen in our modern age.