This world is a test, it is not supposed to be easy. But it becomes easy for the believer. Difficulty lasts only a second or an hour or a day, depending on the strength of belief. The people who gather here take home happiness.
Mawlana Sheikh Nazim
May07 2017 Turkish 42min
Mawlānā is the brilliant spring of īmān and he offered this clean water to all people. He held the heavy position of Qutbu z-Zamān for longer than any other shaykh in the Golden Chain. Shaykh Mehmed gives a short history of his father and warns people to be careful and stick to the way he showed and not divide into groups.
Know Your Self
May06 2017 Turkish 19min
When asked about the soul the Prophet ﷺ, who knew more than any other man, said he could not answer. The secret of the soul lies with Allāh ﷻ. To know your self means to know your limits and to know the greatness of Allāh ﷻ.
Ask On Laylatu l-Barā’at
May05 2017 Turkish 27min
On the night of Barā’at Allāh ﷻ writes the destinies for the coming year. Believers should ask from Allāh ﷻ everything good for themselves, their families, and their nations. They should ask especially for Sayyidunā Mahdī (as) to come to bring justice to this world.
Allāh ﷻ Loves Those Who Forgive
May04 2017 Turkish 24min
There are three kinds of Muslims. Two of them hold grudges against the family of the Prophet ﷺ or against his companions. The third kind follows the way of the Prophet ﷺ and is loving and forgiving. The purpose of this life is to love Allāh ﷻ.
The Favoured Few
May03 2017 Turkish 17min
Good people are few and we are happy to be in the minority among human beings. We are happy to be together in this small gathering following the way of the Prophet ﷺ, the favoured few.
May02 2017 English 19min
The Ḥadīth of the Prophet ﷺ is: Who asks advice will not go wrong. The Ṣaḥābah asked the Prophet ﷺ everything. We ask the Shaykh. The Awliyā’ know things we can never know.
Apr30 2017 English 20min
Allāh ﷻ gives you everything. Like the soup called borscht that has every vegetable in it, take what Allāh ﷻ gives you and make the soup to your taste. Don’t be arrogant. A wild human is worse than an animal.
Look for the Spirit
Apr29 2017 English 18min
Allāh ﷻ made us with body and soul. Without the soul we are dead. Today we know the books but have lost the spirit. Taṣawwuf brings the spirit. Be full of love for Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ, and Awliyā’, and be alive.
Checkmate for Culture
Apr25 2017 English 21min
Everyone has culture. The culture of the Muslims is Wuḍū’, to keep clean all the time, to do everything for Allāh ﷻ. People today are wild. They need pruning and training. This is the job of Anbiyā’, Awliyā’ and ‘Ulamā’. Your ego is your enemy or it would be called ‘amigo’.
Apr23 2017 English 26min
Everything created must end. The world has an end and we also have an end. Instead of planning for this world, we should plan for the next. The Prophet ﷺ cares first about saving his nation and his nation includes everyone. He is our only hope.
The Purity of a Child
Apr22 2017 English 18min
The true meaning of the Arabic word ‘ummīy’ is pure, clean. We must learn from the purity of children. He tells a Naṣrū d-Dīn story to illustrate that knowledge comes from Allāh ﷻ and can be spoken clearly by the pure.
A Message from Rasūlu Llāh ﷺ
Apr18 2017 English 23min
Mawlānā asks, does Allāh ﷻ prefer the one who is ‘Abdu ṣ-Ṣabūr or the one who is ‘Abdu sh-Shukūr? We can never be thankful enough for all the gifts of our Creator. Shaykh Bahauddin tells of a dream he had in which the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, was hugging Mawlānā, bringing a message from the Prophet ﷺ.
Victory for Islam
Apr16 2017 English 19min
As Allāh ﷻ promised in Sūratu r-Rūm, Europe will be renewed and Islām will be victorious. Allāh ﷻ protects His Qur’ān. Don’t be confused. Follow those who love Allāh ﷻ and His Prophet ﷺ, not those who think they are the Judge.
Spirituality Teaches Humanity
Apr15 2017 English 20min
Spirituality teaches us how to be as we were created to be, to return to our original humanity. Today between the ego and shayṭān we cannot distinguish truth from untruth. With spirituality, first we ask our heart then we ask our Murshid and we will find the true way.
The Best Food Ever
Apr11 2017 English 23min
Time is precious: one third for work, one third for rest and one third for worship. Everything has its proper value. One ṣaḥābah prepared a meal for the Prophet ﷺ for six months but he spoke one word that made the Prophet ﷺ ashamed to eat it.
Student All Your Life
Mar26 2017 English 20min
Mawlānā taught that you have been a student all your life. It does not stop when you finish school. Don't say “I have finished.” It is important to keep learning. The key of learning is adab; to be humble.
Mar25 2017 Turkish 20min
The deputies in ṭarīqah are there to collect and teach people good manners and this good way. They must be careful not to follow their egos and not to believe their imagination. To be proud is the worst. Be humble and don’t think “I am awliyā’, I am shaykh”. Be sincere and sacrifice your ego for the people. “Die before you die.”