By way of a true story, Sheikh Mehmet, warns against following the wrong people on the wrong way. We will be punished for any wrong turn whether done knowingly or unknowingly. But Allah is the Forgiver. We must learn from our mistakes.
Don’t Lose Hope
Oct07 2014 Turkish 21min
Allah is the Forgiver. Don’t lose hope. If you make a mistake without knowing He will forgive you. However, you must not repeat your mistake or persist in it or claim you were right, because stubbornness is from shaytan.
Sheikh Abdullah, The Right Address
Oct05 2014 English 34min
In this strong sohbat Sheikh Bahauddin questions the correctness of those who say they are inheritors of Sheikh Abdullah. He reiterates the fact that Sheikh Nazim was Sheikh Abdullah’s only murid and only inheritor and that he in turn named Sheikh Mehmet as his inheritor.
Oct04 2014 English 33min
There is more than the mind can grasp and the eyes can see. There is what the heart can hope. Everything is possible for Allah. These things together give you HD Iman.
Oct04 2014 Turkish 32min
We sacrifice a sheep or cow on the occasion of Eid in obedience to Allah’s Order and in memory of Sayyidina Ibrahim. There is much blessing in this for both the one who sacrifices and the animal sacrificed. There is no pain for the animal so don’t worry.
Ziyarat Hj Aminah Sultan
Oct04 2014 11min
Ziyarat Mawlana Sheikh Nazim
Oct04 2014 14min
Hajj ul Akbar
Oct03 2014 Turkish 36min
In this very important sohbat Sheikh Mehmet discusses the importance of not forgetting the Orders of Allah. He advises us not to listen to the talk of others but to listen to our heart. He makes clear his intention to obey his Sheikh and to rely on Allah.
Raw, Cooked, Burned
Oct02 2014 Turkish 16min
If left to ourselves we could never control the ego. If we follow the orders of the sheikh we can learn to control it. If we don’t listen the ego only grows worse as we age. We are raw. Tariqa cooks us until the ego is burned and we are clean.
Oct01 2014 Turkish 26min
Sheikh Mehmet reminds us that the Month of Dhu Hijjah is one of the 4 holy months in which fighting is forbidden. Performance of the Hajj is a fard. Muslims today do not take this seriously but travel the world and do not save for Hajj. Those not on Hajj should fast the first 9 days or at least the 8th and 9th day.
Sep30 2014 English 27min
Calculate large, don’t underestimate the favours of Allah. He gives you big gifts, try to fulfill them. And remember that the Sheikh tests each of us, large and small. So practice what you preach.
Allah likes the Truthful
Sep29 2014 Turkish 19min
Sheikh Mehmet warns us about the punishment for lying. Our Prophet (sas) was Al-Amin, the Truthful, and Al-Sadiq, the trustworthy. If we are to follow him and be of his nation we must try to be truthful and trustworthy. Then we will deserve, whether man or women, to be called ‘man’.
Purely for Allah
Sep28 2014 Turkish 25min
Sheikh Mehmet discusses the difference between the scholar whose aim is purely for Allah and the scholar who aims to please people. One has the level of the prophets of Bani Israil and if you sit with him your reward is great. The other is deceived and a deceiver and leads to ruin.
Sep23 2014 Turkish 17min
In an interview with a journalist from a Cypriot newspaper Sheikh Bahauddin talks about his memories of his father and about his father’s mission and achievements. He also emphasizes Mawlana’s deep connection to Cyprus and Cypriots and the intention of his successor Sheikh Mehmet to honor this and keep the derga in Lefke as the headquarters of the tariqa.
Respect the Sheikh’s Cat
Sep23 2014 English 22min
We are asking for the spiritual way and on that way you never ask to be at the top. You always ask to be the lowest. Even though he was the top Mawlana never said he was anything. But we must show him the respect he deserves and not even say psst to his cat.
One Order to Follow
Sep21 2014 English 27min
Mawlana gave us one order to follow for our own safety and well-being. He appointed Sheikh Mehmet head of the Naqshbandi Tariqa. To follow his order, to follow his direction is our only duty, our only goal. Let the heartache and confusion be over. Let us relax and go back to work.
Stay at the Table
Sep20 2014 English 34min
We are one family, Mawlana Sheikh’s family. We must accept what he orders us, what he serves at his table. Sheikh Bahauddin warns us to stay at the table and eat what we are given because that is what is best for us.
My Good Friend Ego
Aug31 2014 English 31min
“I am nothing,” said Mawlana Sheikh. He believed in the lowliest of people and gave them value and his training requires giving up ego. Those among his true believers know he dislikes bad manners. When the attention-seeking ego approaches quietly, pretending to be a friend, be aware it is your enemy.