You should try to make your prayer and practice as perfect as you can. Listen to the scholars and learn. This brings benefit for you and for them it is like zakat - they are required to teach what they know.
One Plus One, One Sheikh
Dec13 2014 English 27min
There is rich life and poor life but none of them are easy and they all end up in the same place. Only with a Sheikh can you change this classic life: born, work, die. There is only one Sheikh who can take you to the oceans of Rasulullah. There are many khalifas but only one Sultan.
We Are Servants for Allah Only
Dec13 2014 English 10min
Tariqa teaches Adab. There is an adab for the derga and an adab for the mosque. Certain things are not appropriate to be done in holy places. And to be Muslim is to accept this good advice.
His Beloved Ummah
Dec12 2014 English 13min
The Prophet (sas) is the Beloved of Allah, and we are the beloved of the Prophet (sas) - his beloved Ummah. Love for him will bring color, excitement and life to your life. Put this in your heart and make it grow.
Chocolate and Vanilla
Dec12 2014 English 18min
In this vast universe there are special ones who can see it all without a telescope and who can also see the human heart. Mawlana Sheikh Nazim was one. They don’t own anything, they only serve their Lord. When one passes another takes his place and each one has his special flavour.
It Is Very Simple
Dec11 2014 English 35min
You must understand that Mawlana made it very simple and straightforward. Don’t be stupid and don’t be confused. Follow your Sheikh and give your sincerity to him. All that matters is that you keep your position in front of him.
Dec11 2014 English 23min
In a special message to the young people Sheikh Bahauddin speaks about the Mercy and Generosity, the Beauty and Forgiveness of Allah Almighty. No matter what you may have done, run to Allah, to his Gate of Forgiveness.
Sail with the Wind
Dec10 2014 English 18min
You must sail your boat according to the wind. The wind is not at your command, it is independent of you. The spiritual way tells you how to sail with the wind. Life is not supposed to be easy but with the tests come the rewards. Without the sadness how would we know the joy?
Love Rasulullah and Pray
Dec10 2014 English
In Sheffield recently, Sheikh Bahauddin talked of the value of loving Rasulullah dearly, of appreciating him and nurturing his love. His love sustains us. The cause and effect of the Azan is Rasulullah. So pray, understand the value of prayer, and make it effective.
Dec09 2014 English 8min
There is music for dunya and music for Allah. They are not the same. Even in the time of the Prophet (sas) they sang for him and he was happy with them.
Dec09 2014 English 28min
Sheikh Bahauddin speaks to a group of students about Sayyidina Jalaluddin Rumi. He also advises them to study good and useful things and to remember that life is short but akhira is eternal. Love the Prophet (sas) and look for sincere people is his advice.
Love of Rasulullah
Dec09 2014 English 5min
From the Prophet (sas) we learn love and kindness and respect for all. A Muslim doesn’t have permission to hurt even a fly.
Dec08 2014 English 8min
There is one God, there is one sultan, there is one king and there can only be one sheikh. Alhamdulillah we had the chance to pray with, to kiss the hand of, to associate with, Mawlana Sheikh Nazim and he left us Sheikh Mehmet as the one to be our Sheikh.
The Real Benefit
Dec08 2014 English 30min
The Judgment Day approaches and what we need to keep safe is love for the Prophet. This brings the real benefit for this world and the next. There is so much knowledge around and clever people are being fooled into wrong belief. He tells the story of Amr ibnul ‘As.
Do Not Lose Hope
Dec07 2014 English 12min
This life is a test. There is no one, rich or poor, who is not tested. If you believe, you know that it all comes from Allah and He will reward the patient. Life is passing day by day and will be over shortly. Don’t despair.
The Last Muslim Army
Dec07 2014 English 23min
The last Muslim army was that of the Ottomans. They obeyed the orders of the Prophet (sas) and they were guided by Masha’ikh. Today there are only tyrants, no more Sultans, and Islam cannot co-exist with tyranny.
How to Ride Your Ego
Dec06 2014 English 13min
Sheikh Mehmet tells the story of Ibrahim Hakki, a Turkish wali, in order to illustrate the importance of good manners. To have good manners requires you to not follow your ego but to, little by little, learn to control it.
Maqams of Awliya
Dec06 2014 English 14min
Where a Friend of God, Wali Allah, has spent 40 days becomes a maqam for him. So all the mosques and dergas in England, where Mawlana spent so many Ramadans, are now his Maqams, blessed like his grave with his holy presence. You can visit them when you are sad or stressed and find relief.