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.
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.