Are the Quran and Hadith enough for guidance? No. At the common level, ego rules and Shaitan is the guide. Allah has given a simple option: Love Rasulullah (sas). The good ones do, and so, seek those who are good. They receive guidance from the saints, who unconcerned for their own benefit only seek nearness to Allah.
A Simple Explanation of Today’s Situation
Jan05 2016 English 19min
Today’s world just cannot be fixed. Sayyidina Ali was instructed by the Prophet (sas) in his time to imprison an extremist group of jinn who he said would one day find a way to reach Earth for killing and taking away the peace for no reason. Simply, his implication was their connection to a new breed of animals, the extremists.
Don't Be Cheated
Jan03 2016 English 25min
Muslim youngsters have to be careful to not be cheated by those who think they can re-invent Islam. Rasulullah (sas) foretold the occurrences of today. Study his law, learn your history and give everyone’s rights. The world is a moving stage, not a One Man show. A believer’s tongue reflects his actions. He trusts in Allah alone. Power and Victory are His.
Jan02 2016 English 32min
If you oppose Allah, He removes your blessings. Dropping oil prices signal the outcome for the Wahabis and Salafis. They, like Abu Jahl, became enemies of Rasulullah (sas). They distributed wealth to promote their brand of Islam. Unlike it, Real Islam is a gift of loving Rasulullah (sas). It spreads by a generous and humble sharing of Truth and of love for Rasulullah (sas).
The Ship of Salvation
Jan01 2016 Turkish 26min
New Year fun made a mess and dirtiness. The unhappy soul wants relief. Thank Allah for Haqiqatun Muhammadiyyah: its reality is “la ilaha illAllah Muhammadun Rasulullah”. With the Reality of Muhammad (sas) the soul becomes happy. It will feed, give shifa’a and spread Baraka all around. In these days of fitna and with more coming, it will prove to be the Saviour Ship (Safīnat un-Najāh) for Muslims.
Jan01 2016 12min
First Class Passenger
Dec31 2015 Turkish 26min
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.