New Year celebrations mask sadness at loss. The believer calculates his past actions and determines for the future to improve his love for Allah and the Prophet (sas). He understands life is temporary and that he is just a passenger in transit. He has the option for First Class travel. Allah is generous and will grant it to those who ask.
The Love of Rasulullah (sas)
Dec27 2015 English 34min
Love for Rasulullah must be tight. To understand correctly makes us precious like gold. There is practicing Islam and then, trying to practice it. Scholarly knowledge is a mere dot in an ocean. People in Tariqa know something about Rasulullah that is outside the ordinary. Why are they realising his love? It is because they follow those lovers who were made great through loving him (sas).
The Duty of Abu Jahl
Dec15 2015 English 32min
O Youngsters, Rasulullah (sas) is Allah’s beloved, so don’t follow rubbish.
Study history and know who Abu Jahl is. Shaitan whispered in his ears, and today, his legacy lives amongst those who spread hate in the name of Islam. Allah’s anger is on them. Now is the time to keep the love of Rasulullah (sas).
The Hidden Details
Dec13 2015 English 30min
A contract often has hidden details so a good lawyer is crucial. The details lie in the passing of the tests of life. Our actions serve us and must not make our hearts ill. Nevertheless, the main thing is that in entering the Naqshbandi Tariqa, the murid comes under the lawyer’s protection.
The Inner Peace
Dec12 2015 English 24min
As a desert comes to life with rain, so also, love makes life meaningful. Islam stands for love and peace and justice. Allah wants people to know and understand each other and promote peace. As Muslims loving Rasulullah (sas), our hearts and homes are open. We can become distributors of inner peace.
Don’t Listen to Your Ego
Dec06 2015 English 31min
Instead of being envious evaluate yourself. You deserve where you are sitting. Maulana knows what he is doing and serious in Sheikh Mehmet’s appointment. It is for our benefit. Listening to your ego is endangering yourself. Instead seek perfection within. Be akhira oriented, unselfish. That is the way of tasawwuf.
Enjoy the Ride
Dec05 2015 English 34min
Life runs quickly. It is critical to reach the Day of Judgement in safety. The knowledge of Islam is much too deep, however, blindness like that of the Wahabis has given fruit to the ISIS monster. Mind our ancestors’ ways. Murids, understand the importance of following the Sheikh. Then enjoy the ride.
Tasawwuf Makes You Up
Dec01 2015 English 23min
Knowledge is for knowing Allah. We are in a necessary upheaval both globally and individually. Do not be demoralized. Instead make a heavenly connection. Surrender. If under pressure, go into the silent dhikr. Become aware of everything. It is the way of Tasawwuf. It will lift you up with heavenly energy.
Medicine for Black Magic
Nov29 2015 English 30min
Allah loves the thankful servant. Be grateful. Don’t complain about Black Magic. Driven by emotionality, it is powerless against belief in Allah. His manifestation cannot be made invisible. That would be shirk. Those who believe such things must punish their ego by reading the Quran. That will prove to be effective medicine.
Nov28 2015 English 20min
Allah empowers Muslim hearts through the love of Rasulullah (sas). Entangled in logic the Western mind cannot understand this. Simply, crush your ego, come and love Rasulullah (sas). Truth shines like the sun. Disaster results from man’s wrong actions and this will affect all of mankind. In a mad world prayer gives protection.
Nov17 2015 English
Wake up, it is exam time. It is the month of Safar and also a time of testing for Mawlana’s murids. This is a kindergarten Mawlana said. We are not sheikhs. We must follow the sheikh and that is Sheikh Mehmet. He doesn’t need us for support or money but we need him in order to reach safety.
If One Grape Falls
Nov15 2015 English 15min
The treasure of this life is the love of Rasulullah. To love him is to follow what he says. We do not accept violence. In the time of the sultans one soldier was found walking in the vineyard. His commander told him that he would be held accountable for even one fallen grape.
Safety in Safar
Nov14 2015 English 30min
This Safar will be heavy. Say as many Astaghfirullah as possible and keep yourself within your house, within your self. Be humble and submit to your Lord who says: My Mercy precedes My anger. Dunya is a means to reach Allah, it is not to be owned.
Don’t Fight Allah Almighty
Nov10 2015 English 21min
The groups that call themselves Islam - salafi, isis, and the ones that disrespect the sahaba - are like mushrooms growing on a tree. They come and they go without affecting the tree itself. Allah will protect His tree - His Din, His Prophet - as He protected His House from the elephant. Don’t fight Allah.
The Gate to Paradise
Nov08 2015 English 26min
Everywhere is dirty. We are looking for the clean, straight way. The Sheikhs show us this way. They are the gates to paradise, accepting us as we are and helping us to reach spiritual perfection.
What Is Your Size?
Nov07 2015 English 18min
The first thing the ego teaches is pride. If we look at the earth we are big, at the universe we are smaller than dust. But we are not dust because inside each of us is a universe. We must know our true size and for this we need a Murshid.
The Election in Turkey
Nov03 2015 English 22min
It is a good day for true Muslims in Turkey and worldwide. Allah’s Mercy favored them through the recent elections. Turks, the inheritors of the Ottomans, show true love for the legacy of Rasulullah (sas). Many Muslim countries are in turmoil due to their lack of love for him. Turkish peoples’ hearts have supported a government they can be comfortable with.