In a very beautiful sohbat, Mawlana asks who the human being is and how he can live up to his humanity. However, on the opposite side lies the darkness that is "All For Me!".
Remember Me; I Remember You (2:152)
Jan15 2013 Turkish 38min
"So remember Me; I remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me (2:152) -فَاذْكُرُونِي أَذْكُرْكُمْ وَاشْكُرُوا لِي وَلَا تَكْفُرُونِ ". Those who forget Allah and leave His way, have no Adab. The worst sign of lack of Adab is forgetting your Creator. Mawlana reminds us of the saints who have the secret of "Be and it is".
Making Peace is Best (4:128)
Jan14 2013 Turkish 25min
Mawlana recites the Ayat, "الصلح خير - Making peace is better (4:128)". But with the choice Man makes to be the ride of the devil, how can man find peace with others or within himself?
On the First of Rabī‘u l-Awwal
Jan13 2013 Turkish 29min
Today is "The First of Rabī‘u l-Awwal". After the Fajr prayer Mawlānā congratulates us all and speaks about the value of this blessed month and about the secrets of Ṣalawāt Sharīfah, the main wird of this month. Mawlānā also shows us how far we have strayed from the Sunnah Saniyyah of the Prophet ﷺ.
Jan12 2013 Turkish 17min
Mawlana tells us about that source of power given to Muslims that is never-ending and can face and overcome any material power. The Muslims were given the key but the devil made them forget. We have forgotten about our "Never-Ending Battery. When Sayyidina al-Mahdi (as) comes he will unveil and display this power to the full.
Jan11 2013 Turkish 5min
Mawlana always asks the young ones questions in order to trigger their thinking and inspire their imagination. These are the "Questions" he asked his grandsons...
The Servant of the Sultan
Jan10 2013 Turkish 30min
There are two kinds of Men, "The Servant of the Sultan" and the animal of Shaytan. Mawlana points to these two kinds and urges everyone of us to consider which of the two we are and which we would like to be.
The Last Wednesday of Ṣafar
Jan09 2013 Turkish 18min
After Ẓuhr, Mawlānā gave an important ṣuḥbah about "The Last Wednesday of Ṣafar."
Either A Fox or A Snake!
Jan08 2013 Turkish 20min
Today after Fajr Mawlana gave a sohbat stressing the importance of cleanliness. It is a condition and a sign of Islam and also of belief (Iman). In support of this Mawlana recited the Hadith, "Cleanliness is from Iman". By means of the well-known story of the fox and the snake Mawlana then clearly demonstrates that cleanliness has also to be manifest in one's actions.
Religion Is Good Advice
Jan07 2013 Turkish 23min
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.