Shaykh Bahauddin speaks about the need for a murshid whose love for Allah is so great that he can hurt no one and who makes things simple for us to understand.
The Long and The Wide
Oct25 2012 English 16min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about his joy on being able to spend another Eid with Mawlana, and about the opening of H. Anne's mosque, and about the value of keeping promises.
The Purpose of Living
Oct07 2012 English 18min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about his father, his spiritual youth and strength in spite of his physical age. And he says that the reason for this is that Mawlana knows the purpose of living.
A Critical Eight Hours
Oct06 2012 English 20min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about Allah's plan for the apportionment of the day.
Happiness Is in Reality
Sep30 2012 English 16min
Shaykh Bahauddin speaks about true happiness, happiness in the heart. Your goals must be in the right place, in Reality, in order to feel this happiness.
Sep29 2012 English 20min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the ego and about belief. He speaks about Mawlana, his power to help us in the fight with our ego and the reason that the awliya have not allowed him to leave this world.
Fear, Love and Ego
Sep23 2012 English 22min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the relationship between fear, love and ego in the practice of Sufism.
Mending Broken Hearts
Sep22 2012 English 20min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the importance of mending broken hearts and of appreciating the one who does the mending.
Sep15 2012 English 28min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks to the controversy about the movie defaming the Prophet (sas). He says that Mawlana's advice is to stay away from what does not concern you. We live in the Age of Fitna. Keep yourself clean. Keep to your house. Keep to your self.
Sep08 2012 English 19min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the necessity of dealing with the ego first. Then you will have a solid base from which to move on. And he gives us the good news that with each sohbat Mawlana is engraving on our hearts.
Eid al Abrar
Aug26 2012 English 18min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the fasting of the 6 days of Shawwal and the generosity of Allah Almighty.
Aug25 2012 English 18min
Only Allah Almighty has full knowledge. We need to take the advice of those more wise than we are. Alhamdulillah that we have a Shaykh and a guide to advise us.
Aug20 2012 English 19min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi greets the people for Eid and explains why it is that this holiday can seem so heavy when it is one of the precious moments from heavens. He tells two stories of Alexander the Great.
Passing the Test
Aug18 2012 English 21min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the tests of life and the tests of the Shaykh. He tells the story of the 3 stages of becoming a murid. And he tells the secret needed for being able to pass the tests.
Aug12 2012 English 18min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi, by means of laughter, stories and wisdom, tells us to be happy with what Allah gives us, be happy with what we have.
Aug11 2012 English 20min
Be Happy! This is the secret available to all, that Shaykh Bahauddin reveals today. Be happy that Allah made you of mankind, with your own special beauty and duty. He tells three beautiful and profound stories from which to laugh and learn many things.
Life Is Love
Aug05 2012 English 15min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi talks about love; the love we feel for the Shaykh and the love he feels for us. Most worldly love fades but the love for Allah and His servants never changes. He tells the story of the new murid who is aware of the perfection of Allah.
Rolling Down the Mountain
Aug04 2012 English 15min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi tells a wise but funny story of S. Musa (as). It is important to both act and be sincere in that action. He reminds us that Allah loves His servant who tries to do his duty perfectly.