Things of value can seem long, prayer, dhikr, fasting. Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi told two stories of men who traveled inside of time.
Ego's Hidden Agenda
Jul21 2012 English 24min
Shaykh Bahauddin talks about his recent visit to a music festival held at the German Naqshibandi Center. He muses on the power of love and sincerity and gives thanks for the unceasing work of his father.
Follow Your Shaykh
Jul20 2012 Turkish 30min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi spoke about the beauty of the month and the beauty of his father, Shaykh Nazim Al-Haqqani. His beauty comes from the fact that he follows exactly the way of the Prophet (sas). It is important to both love him and to follow him.
Shaykh Bahauddin speaking at the end, congratulates the people on the coming of Ramadan and the appearance of Mawlana at the Jumaa prayer. He repeats that we must understand our Shaykh and follow him.
All of Us Have a Job
Jul01 2012 English 13min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi gives thanks that Allah Almighty has given us another day, another day to worship Him, to work for Him, to bring benefit. Each of us has a circle of responsibility. Every day we must work on behalf of and for the benefit of Mawlana, who prepared the difficult part and now we must do our part.
Look For Hope
Jun30 2012 English 21min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi says that it is a happy day because all of us are saints. The light of Mawlana makes everyone a saint even shaytan if he could see. This world tends toward hopelessness. We must be strong and always look up to the Light of Allah and hope. Keep hope, the greatest gift from Allah without which nothing can get done.
Tawba Is the Key
Jun23 2012 English 17min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi spoke about the value of saying Tawba, asking forgiveness. Allah's creation is perfect. Each creature is born with its destiny, which cannot be changed. Asking forgiveness is completed by being Thankful.
Jun17 2012 English 25min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi spoke about the creation of Adam and Hawa and the love between them. He spoke about the benefits of happiness and love and the great love that the Shaykh has for all people regardless of their personal qualities.
Reward for Waiting
Jun11 2012 English 17min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi gave 3 rules. 1. What is born must die. 2. What is new must grow old. 3. What is awaited must arrive. The blessings for continuing to wait for the coming of S. Mahdi (as) are very great.
Begging for Divine Forgiveness
Jun07 2012 English 20min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi said that Allah Almighty likes for His Servants to ask for His Divine Forgiveness. He likes to give from His Endless Generosity. Therefore even if you commit a sin, the best thing for you to do is to turn to your Lord with tears of regret.
How to Be a Sufi
Jun04 2012 English 21min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi replied to the question of a visitor on how to be a Sufi. He answered that the question itself is the key that opens the door.
May26 2012 English 26min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi said that purity is a seed that Mawlana has planted in everyone's heart. He also spoke about the characteristics of many animals. The donkey, for example, is well known for its purity because it never looks to see if its load is straw or gold.
From Divine Favors
May25 2012 English 27min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi spoke about the ego and the Divine favors. We have been given the opportunity to be both spiritual and material. Use what you have been given and thank Allah. No creature complains except for Bani Adam (as).
May24 2012 English 52min
May20 2012 English 23min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi said today that happiness is a Divine payment. We must cherish it in our hearts. We must show respect and pay attention to our provision and not be like children who trade gold for candy.
The Dervish's Balance
May19 2012 English 20min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi spoke about the true character of the dervish. He said that if you are able to pass through the desert and be content; if you are able to visit the most lavish palace and not desire it for yourself, only then will you reach the balance of the dervish.
The Thankful Ones
May18 2012 English 24min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi spoke today about his visit to His Majesty Sultan Azlan Shah, the father of the late Raja Ashman Hz. His Majesty was not only submitted to and accepting of Allah's Divine Order but he was also thankful for it. Despite his deep grief, he was thankful that Allah Almighty had invited his son to His Divine Presence.
May13 2012 English 45min
Shaykh Bahauddin Effendi says that Shukr - thankfulness - is the most valuable trait but everyone instead is complaining. They cannot even imagine how important Shukr is. We must have patience with whatever Allah sends. But to have patience and shukr makes Allah Almighty proud of His servant.
From Dust to Precious Stone
Apr30 2012 English 25min
Today Shaykh Bahauddin spoke about the secret of how the dust particle on Mawlana's shirt can become a precious stone on the crown. Each mureed must train himself and imitate Mawlana in distributing the love to others. Then every one will find his or her position on the crown. Later he spoke about the position and character of three precious stones on Mawlana's crown, Shaykh Muhammed, Shaykh Adnan and Shaykh Hisham.