Allah does not ask His servants to do more than they are able. Fasting is not as difficult as people say and the reward and happiness it brings is very great. People expend much more effort to satisfy their egos and they never reach such happiness. Teach your children the pleasure of fasting.
The Life of Dunya
Jul08 2014 Turkish 18min
Life is a short play, an illusion. Before you know it it is over. Compared to Paradise, dunya is like dust. Only Allah never changes. So put your effort into making Allah happy with you.
Jul07 2014 Turkish 21min
Sheikh Mehmet discusses the merits of zakat - it is a fard, an Order from Allah. Not giving it is akin to stealing. Give and give generously if you can because it cleans, and it increases, your wealth.
Come to the Right Way
Jul04 2014 Turkish 20min
After the Juma Prayer Sheikh Mehmet gave this sohbat in which he emphasizes the blessings and benefits of fasting Ramadan and the seriousness of not fasting.
Jul04 2014 17min
Jul03 2014 Turkish 21min
Sheikh Mehmet explains that fasting is a blessing given by Allah as the only thing that can tame the ego. Use it, respect it and be thankful. He advises using Ramadan to help yourself stop bad habits - drinking and especially smoking.
Jul02 2014 Turkish 27min
Sheikh Mehmet says that the Muslim community is easily misled. The only safety is in following Tariqa where the sheikh is connected to the Prophet (sas) and so gives right guidance.
Jul01 2014 Turkish 19min
Sheikh Mehmet describes the many blessings and gifts of Ramadan for the believers. Not the least of which were the Ramadans that his father Mawlana Sheikh Nazim spent among the people in London.
Who Created Death and Life (67:2)
Jun30 2014 Turkish 19min
This sohbat was inspired and dedicated to the late companion of Mawlana Sheikh Nazim, Ahmet Tunca Effendi. His death is a reminder that life and death are created for all of us. Be generous, strive on the way of Allah while you are able and do not be afraid.
His Spirituality Is with Us
Jun08 2014 English 17min
Sheikh Mehmet addresses a crowded mosque in England. He recounts stories of his father’s power and miracles and he tells them that now he has passed his spiritual power is even stronger.
The Jewel of Guidance
Jun06 2014 English 13min
Sheikh Mehmet says that the sohbats of his father could last us still for hundreds of years to come. The sohbat of the sheikh consists not only of his words but also of his actions and his whole life. If you follow this guidance you will find happiness.
May25 2014 43min
Advice to University Students
May23 2014 Turkish 8min
Sheikh Mehmet Effendi addresses students at the Lefke University. He describes his father and his father’s passing and he gives them some advice as a gift from his father.
May23 2014 Turkish 21min
Sheikh Muhammad talks about the miracles of Lailatul Mi’raj and the humbleness of the Prophet (sas). He advises us to take from the gifts it brings.
May22 2014 Turkish 13min
Do not regret the deeds of dunya that have passed or the opportunities of dunya that were missed. The only regret is for the good deeds that lead to Akhira and everyday Allah provides new opportunities for those. Do not even regret the time Mawlana spent in hospital.
May21 2014 Turkish 12min
Sheikh Muhammad recites the Hadith that you are with the one you love. This is pure love, not the love of dunya. Time passes quickly and inshaAllah we will be with Mawlana soon.
The Essence of Shariah
May20 2014 Turkish 19min
The people who say that sufis are mushrik are wrong. Sufism is the soul of the Shariah. The seed planted by Shaykh Effendi will continue to grow and inshaAllah by the love of Allah and the Prophet all our brothers in faith will come to tariqa.
May18 2014 English 29min
A group of murids visiting from Chicago renew their bayah with Sheikh Mehmet Efendi. They happily banter with Sheikh Bahauddin who recalls how much Mawlana Sheikh Nazim loved and appreciated them, particularly their red turbans.