Don’t complain about the small things in your life. Nothing in dunya is supposed to be perfect. Accept people are they are and be glad your problems are small because they could be changed for bigger ones. Some people do have big problems and we pray not to be one of them.
Everything Is Counted
Jun21 2015 Turkish 16min
Who is following Ahl as-Sunnah wa l-Jama'at is on the right way. Whole world now against Islam. All good deeds are being counted by Allah so we are not afraid of what the world thinks. Mawlana used to say that TV is a shaytan box but when compared to the internet it appears to be a very small shaytan. Allah keep us safe from this and bring Sayyidina Mahdi to clean the world soon.
The Power of Belief
Jun20 2015 Turkish 12min
A man becomes Muslim by taking Shahada but the highest level he reaches only by Allah and with the help of a sheikh. This is the level of Belief, the highest level of man.
Fasting Is Light
Jun19 2015 Turkish
Fasting is Allah’s and He is the one who rewards it. From the time of Adam (as) fasting has been given to man in order to improve him physically and spiritually. Fasting brought light to the face of our father Adam (as) and will do the same for us.
Jun18 2015 Turkish 16min
Sheikh Mehmet speaks on the blessings of Ramadan. It is the best month of the year. Its rewards are from Allah so they cannot be listed or counted. It may look difficult on the outside but it is actually light and full of blessing.
Jun12 2015 English 21min
Sheikh Bahauddin welcomes the holy month of Ramadan. He talks about its signs and its blessings. Allah gives it to us as a sign to help us identify the voice of our ego. And He gives us so many special favours and pleasures in this month. If we knew we would ask for every month to be Ramadan.
May30 2015 English 27min
When people are in distress they pray with sincerity to Allah. But when their distress is relieved they forget their promises, and forget Allah. Tariqa teaches remembrance of Allah always. Like Sultan Mehmet Fatih who never forgot his Lord. Naqshbandi Tariqa teaches the dhikr khafi, the remembrance that the heart makes at all times.
The Sweetness of Iman
May29 2015 English 12min
Tariqat is a favour from Allah. It is not for everyone but only for those chosen. When you taste real Iman (faith) you forget everything else. He tells the story of S. Isa (as) and the hermit who asked for Iman.
Shari’a, Tariqa, Ma’rifa, Haqiqa
May28 2015 English 25min
There are four doors to Allah: Shari’a, Tariqa, Ma’rifa and Haqiqa. Sheikh Mehmet Efendi tells a story from Mawlana Rumi to illustrate the differences. Most important is to accept that all is from Allah, the good and the not so good, and to be patient and accept. This will raise your station higher and higher.
Hold Tight to Your Murshid
May17 2015 English 28min
Tariqa gives you an address, a place to aim for. And the Sheikh is the guide and he is only one. Even his deputies might misguide you. You must keep your eyes on the Sheikh. The story of Sh Ahmad Yassawi (q) illustrates how the sheikh continues to teach from the grave.
Be with the Truthful
May16 2015 Turkish 12min
Be truthful and be with the truthful ones. Make what you do and what you say match each other. One lie grows into many lies. In order to be happy in this life and in the life to come and to be written as a truthful one in the Divine Presence don’t tell lies.
May15 2015 Turkish 26min
Laylatu l-Mi’raj is a gift from our Most Generous Lord to partake of the baraka of the Prophet’s (sas) miraculous Night Journey. And we have the chance to visit with a piece of the Prophet (sas), a hair from his beard, that was in the Divine Presence on that holy night.
May15 2015 11min
Allah’s Endless Knowledge Oceans
May14 2015 Turkish 16min
All the knowledge that human beings have is but a tiny drop from the ocean of Allah’s knowledge. So don’t be proud but be thankful. What knowledge you have, use for the benefit of mankind, use in the way of Allah.
Don’t Imitate Them
May13 2015 Turkish 21min
Muslims are not like others and should not imitate others in any way inwardly or outwardly. We should not expect others to respect Islam, if they did they would be Muslim. We should be tolerant of their unbelief and not imitate them in their intolerance.
The Importance of The Sunnah
May12 2015 Turkish 15min
Tariqa teaches Adab and the most important Adab is love and respect for the Prophet (sas). You show your love and respect by following his Sunnah, especially the sunnah of the 5 daily prayers.
Allah Loves the Repentant
May11 2015 Turkish 10min
Everyday ask forgiveness for the wrongs you know you have done and for those you don’t know. Allah loves that you ask for His Mercy and He gives over and over again. There are different kinds and levels of repentance, tawba nasuh is the highest form, when you will never repeat that sin ever again.
The Sunna of Cupping
May10 2015 Turkish 16min
This is the season for Hijama (cupping). Sheikh Mehmet talks about the sunnah regarding it. He makes clear when and how and by whom it should be done.