Allah (swt) favours everyone equally. How He thinks is beyond the limits of our understanding but what has passed or is coming or presenting in life now gives opportunity for analysis. The correct response teaches Sheikh Bahauddin is for the servant to appreciate his Lord.
Love Sayyidina Ali (ra)
Dec31 2012 English 26min
Heavenly tests are difficult to carry says Shaykh Bahauddin. Death’s arrow has been drawn and released. Dunya is empty; you can’t leave this world even with an old pair of socks so, live with integrity and be like Sayyidina Ali (ra), the smallest effort is rewarded.
Race for Allah (swt)
Dec30 2012 English 20min
Realness is Truth. The work of ego is to uphold the false in oneself. Shaykh Bahauddin contrasts these two aspects encouraging sincerity in ones actions. He cautions against jealousy and judgment. The race should only be for devotion to Allah (swt).
Dec18 2012 English 16min
Shaykh Bahauddin likens the process of spiritual maturation to the purification of gold. The lucky ones are those who acquire spiritual taste and are chosen to become the Master’s masterpieces.
A Letter from Mawlana
Dec16 2012 Turkish 22min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi reminds us of all the blessings we have been given in these days and to be thankful and hopeful. No people at any other time were given so much and were so ungrateful. We must pray in this month of Safar al Khayr that Allah Almighty remains patient with us or Doomsday will be on our heads.
Hope for Mahdi (as)
Dec15 2012 Turkish 21min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin said to never lose hope in the appearance of S. Mahdi (as). This hope will carry you through the tormenting events taking place nowadays all the way to the shore of sincerity.
My Lord Allows Me to Do
Dec09 2012 Turkish 27min
Shaykh Bahauddin uses two parables describing Allah’s design of His servant. Anger and disappointment are the cause for the ego to be crushed. Pride in ones actions is misplaced because it is the Lord who allows me to do.
No Empty Door
Nov18 2012 English 19min
Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the blessing of having Mawlana with us. Even if we cannot see him he is here and breathing. Hold on to him tightly and know that what you ask is accepted.
The Seeing Blind
Nov17 2012 English 16min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about those who are not thankful to Allah as ''The Seeing Blind". They can see but they do not appreciate. He tells the story of Nasruddin and his brand new donkey.
Oct29 2012 English 14min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the Greatness of God and His Order from which all things proceed.
Oct28 2012 English 18min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi speaks about the three sided prison in which we are caught in this world, Time, Space, and Breath.
Everyone Needs a Murshid
Oct26 2012 English 15min
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.