Life is short. Stick to the reality which is the Qur’ān, Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ, and your Murshid. Without your Murshid you won’t be able to understand the others. The Murshid cannot inherit his rank like a king. He is appointed by Allāh ﷻ and given the capacity to carry it.
The Master Is the One Who Serves
Dec08 2019 English 16min
Mawlānā Shaykh Nāẓim’s (q) station was that of khādim, service. He wanted to save all of mankind from the hand of shayṭān. A true master of people is the one who serves them, the one who is master of their hearts.
Charge Your Soul
Dec07 2019 English 22min
Muslims have an appointment with Allāh ﷻ five times a day. Sajdah is the total surrender of the self to the majesty of Allāh Almighty who is in control of everything. Charge your soul with prayer and sajdah, don’t let its battery run down.
Sucking the Blood of the Earth
Nov29 2019 Turkish 13min
Life was not easy for the Prophet ﷺ. Be thankful and appreciate what Allāh ﷻ gives you. If you complain He ﷻ will take it away. It is too late to save the Earth. We are sucking its blood, the oil. Ākhirah is near. Come back to the Lord.
The Crown of the Healthy
Nov22 2019 Turkish 6min
Health is the crown of the healthy that is only visible to those who are sick. Shaykh Bahauddin thanks everyone for their concern and their prayers. He knows it was a message from Mawlānā telling him he needs to relax.
Look for the Big Picture
Oct06 2019 English 20min
We are not awliyā’. We need a Murshid to help us control our ego. We must learn from history. People make so many mistakes. Allāh ﷻ help us to be good by following the good ones and being aware of the big picture.
The Heaviest Month
Oct05 2019 English 24min
We have entered the month of Ṣafaru l-Khayr. Lie low, keep your head down and recite many "tawbah astaghfiru Llāh". Take advice, don’t just give it. It is easy to act humble but hard to actually be humble and to carry people. No need to ask for anything if you are with Allāh ﷻ.
Be from the Shākirīn
Sep29 2019 English 14min
We have so much wealth today and yet we do not have happiness. If you are thankful to Allāh ﷻ you are happy even if you have nothing. Appreciate what you have and be from the shākirīn.
Imagination or Reality
Sep28 2019 English 16min
Allāh ﷻ wants people to grow. That is why He ﷻ sent prophet after prophet. It began as a crescent moon and became a full moon with the Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ. Now, people follow their imagination rather than reality. We must visit the maqāms of the true ones to remember who we really are.
A Beautiful Year for Islām
Sep02 2019 English 22min
May Allāh ﷻ make this year beautiful for Islām and Muslims. Whatever He ﷻ has written we accept. Allāh ﷻ created everyone and what is suitable for them. Suffering comes from doing what is not suitable. Do goodness even if only Allāh ﷻ can see it.
Spirituality Is a Gift
Aug18 2019 English 12min
Allāh Almighty chooses who is spiritual, who is ṣūfī. It comes as a gift not by effort. And it is important to have a perfect shaykh, murshid kāmil, to love and to teach each one according to his needs.
Hādhā min Faḍli Rabbī
Aug17 2019 English 16min
Sharing the good tidings of the birth of his grandson, Shaykh Bahauddin reminds us to be thankful to Allāh ﷻ for all His ﷻ many favours. Allāh Almighty has given us in particular three kinds of wealth: Health, children, and īmān. Servants do not complain but are thankful.
Jum‘ah Is a Golden Opportunity
Aug16 2019 English 5min
Jum‘ah prayer comes only at one time, on one day in the week and with it a door of opportunity opens briefly for the people praying and then closes. We should be thankful to Allāh Almighty for this gift and golden opportunity.
Know the Value of You
Aug14 2019 English 20min
We are nothing. Everything is Allāh ﷻ. We are so small and yet Allāh ﷻ has given us such value. He ﷻ makes everything perfect even the sacrifice of animals for food. Don’t follow your ego. Follow the way of Rasūlu Llāh ﷺ.
The Month of Pilgrimage
Aug04 2019 English 18min
We have reached the month of Dhū l-Ḥijjah when all the Muslims join together at one point to give their love. Think what a power made this to happen and don’t waste your life searching for why and what. Use your heart, which Allāh Almighty made His ﷻ maqam.
Aug03 2019 English 18min
Be like Sayyidunā Ayyūb (as) who had everything and when it was taken away, he continued to thank his Lord ﷻ. Don’t complain, don’t be envious, don’t make drama. Use the mind Allāh Almighty gave you to appreciate His ﷻ great gifts and be happy that you were not created a donkey.
No Place for Drama
Jul28 2019 English 15min
Taṣawwuf is to be a good one and to ask good for others. There is no place for drama. Their death day is their best day, the day they go to their love. If you really want something of value from this dunyā, keep the love of Rasūlu Llāh.
Rasūlu Llāh ﷺ Brought Civilisation
Jul27 2019 English 25min
Allāh ﷻ sent Sayyidunā Muḥammad ﷺ as a mercy for everyone. He ﷺ brought humanity to humans. Dig under every civilisation, East or West, and you will find his ﷺ influence. A story about ‘Umar ibnu l-Khaṭṭāb (ra) illustrates the fine character of Muslims and what they are lacking today.