Dreams help you to keep moving but don’t make them your target. We are waiting for Mahdī (ع) but we don’t stop working or praying. Al-ḥamdu liLlāh waiting for him is counted as worship and he will reward those who wait.
The Biscuit Factory
Nov19 2016 English 25min
All that is required is to watch the biscuits being made and then eat them at the end. This is Mawlānā’s teaching. Don’t mess with Allāh. The Adhān belongs to Him, legislate against it at your own peril.
Be a Good One
Nov15 2016 English 18min
Condolences to the family of Dr. Mahmud. Life is a one-way ticket. To make it golden, follow Mawlānā's teaching and be with the good ones.
Nov13 2016 English 24min
No matter how long, life is still short. Don’t waste it in worry. Your birth, death, breaths, even blinks, are written. Trust in Allāh, surrender to Him. Ask forgiveness and ease for the month of Ṣafar.
Trust in Allāh
Nov12 2016 English 28min
Whether it is a meeting with a special horse in the mountains of Argentina or the election of Trump, nothing is coincidence. Allāh has the last say in everything and He is in control. So trust in Allāh and don’t worry.
Fear of Death
Oct18 2016 English 20min
At a certain age our thinking changes. Fear of death is the big illness. Allāh sent us and will take us back. If we could surrender to this we could be at peace. How to save ourselves from the punishment of the grave.
Oct16 2016 English 21min
Today is a time of fitnah. We must be prepared. Treat all people as if they were Khiḍr (as), keep extra food in the house, say astaghfiru Llāh, and love the Prophet (sas) without hesitation. Allāh will not punish those who love His Prophet (sas), in shā’a Llāh.
The Soul of the Religion
Oct15 2016 English 26min
Today’s fashion is to go hard core for sharī‘ah but the soul of the religion is spirituality. Sharī‘ah is the test, ṭarīqah is the taste. Allāh’s signature is on everything and the one showing us that is Muḥammad Rasūlu Llāh (sas). Ṭarīqah teaches the good manners to appreciate this reality.
Oct14 2016 12min
The Highest Level
Oct14 2016 Turkish 19min
Allāh made man on the highest level but some men are higher than others. The Prophet (sas) was the most perfect, and to love him and respect him is the first step of belief. Then Allāh will open for us higher levels.
Oct13 2016 Turkish 11min
Mawlānā was like a university, teaching us to happily accept what comes from our Lord. He learned from his shaykh, who learned from his, and so on until the Prophet (sas). Being with him was like being in the presence of the Prophet (sas). He was Sulṭānu l-Awliyā’.
Oct12 2016 Turkish 16min
The people who call themselves salafīyūn today neither follow nor respect the Salaf aṣ-Ṣāliḥ - the companions of the Prophet (sas), those who followed the companions and their followers. Al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī was one of the greatest salaf, a scholar and a ṣūfī. All of them taught love of the Prophet (sas) and the remembrance of Allāh.
The Rewards of ‘Āshūrā’
Oct11 2016 Turkish 24min
Every prophet and saint was saved to a safe place on the day of ‘Āshūrā’. Sayyidinā Ḥusayn achieved martyrdom. Sayyidunā Mahdī (as) is expected to appear in Muḥarram. It is a blessed, holy day of fasting and happiness. Every good deed is rewarded a thousand fold.
The Barakah of ‘Āshūrā’
Oct10 2016 Turkish 12min
All prophets respected the 10th of Muḥarram. Our Prophet (sas) loved it and gave us the 9th as well to begin the barakah. Peace and happiness come from following the Prophet (sas) not from following dunyā looking for money, or schooling, or position.
You Get What You Deserve
Oct09 2016 English 31min
You get what you deserve so be a good one. Be merciful to those around you and Allāh will be merciful to you. Try to be good and Allāh will send you a good ruler. He tells the story of the tyrant king who was chosen by a bird.
Ask for the Sky
Oct08 2016 English 22min
On the spiritual way ask only from Allāh. When asking from Allāh don’t ask for small favors because Allāh is the most generous. Ask for the sky. He tells the story of the baker who put his dough in the sea asking Allāh to use it for goodness.
The Donkey, the Lion and the Fox
Oct04 2016 English 19min
Shaykh Bahauddin tells the story of the donkey, the lion and the fox to illustrate the point that if you don’t have firm belief in your heart, shayṭān will deceive you and bring you to ruin. The illness of today is worry, fear, and suspicion. Keep faith in your Shaykh and in the awliyā’.
The Islamic New Year
Oct02 2016 English 24min
New Year. New Beginning. We don’t welcome it with celebration but with fasting. Allāh did not send us here to celebrate. Dunyā is a test and if we resist the shiny plastic of shayṭān we pass. The soul is Allāh's grant of life and we hold it in trust. It belongs to Him.