Shaykh Muhammad Effendi tells a funny story to illustrate that Allah has created a special character for each job. And he reminds people to be careful to speak the truth, especially about the Shaykh.
Islam Is Mercy
Oct01 2012 Turkish 21min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the merciful nature of Islam, to people, animals and even insects.
Sep10 2012 Turkish 15min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi asks what brings the biggest benefit? Don't question Allah's actions because their purpose may be to keep you from sin.
Intention for Allah
Sep07 2012 Turkish 14min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi says that it is better to be a simple worker whose intention is for Allah than a big scholar who carries so much responsibility for both his private and public actions.
Everything Is Possible
Sep06 2012 Turkish 12min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi says that the believer should know that Allah can do anything so don't be hopeless or against Allah's Will. He tells the story of Luqman (as) and the slave.
The Nature of the Awliya'ullah
Sep05 2012 Turkish 22min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the merciful nature of the Awliya'ullah. He tells a story to illustrate their compassion for all people and their service to Allah and His creation.
Don't Be Lazy
Sep04 2012 Turkish 13min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the order of the Prophet (sas) to do good works and not be lazy. Don't put things off till a tomorrow that you don't know will ever come.
Sep03 2012 Turkish 11min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the attribute of the Prophet Muhammad Al-Amin (sas), The Trustworthy. This is a characteristic that was common in the early Muslims but has become less and less common today. You must try to make your ego trustworthy.
Show the Right Way
Sep02 2012 Turkish 15min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the Hadith of the Prophet (sas) in which he says that for each person you guide to the right way you will be rewarded and for each person you guide to the wrong way you will be punished.
Mawlana's Formula for Happiness
Sep01 2012 Turkish 12min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi relates a discussion he had with Mawlana about the nature of people's goals. If their goal is to please Allah then they will attain to happiness.
Aug31 2012 Turkish 37min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the benefits and disadvantages of education. Real education is encouraged by Islam and begins with the study of The Quran.
Aug30 2012 Turkish 21min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the people of today who waste both their money and their time on fancy clothes and houses. He warns us not to judge people by appearance only but look for their inner qualities.
Look at the Rose
Aug29 2012 Turkish 19min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi warns against feeling angry towards Allah or His servants when things do not go as you had wanted. This is from the ego. He says Look at the rose, not at the thorns.
Intercession of the Prophet (sas)
Aug28 2012 Turkish 13min
The Prophet (sas) said "I am keeping you from the fire". With his intercession we will avoid the fire and be led towards the light.
Shyness Is from Iman
Aug27 2012 Turkish 13min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the good attribute of feeling shy or ashamed about bad actions. He says that this is the quality of a believer and that it mimics an attribute of Allah Almighty.
The Middle Way
Aug24 2012 Turkish 22min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi brings good tidings from Mawlana Shaykh Nazim that we should be happy. What is happening is good and we are on the right way. Islam from now on will only be raised higher. Most of the Muslims are not extreme but follow the middle way. They are silent and peaceful.
Goodness Is for the Believers
Aug23 2012 Turkish 12min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi says that whatever befalls a believer in this world is full of goodness from Allah no matter what it might look like but for a nonbeliever the opposite.
Be Nice with People
Aug22 2012 Turkish 17min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the adab of Islam and Tariqa. Let your manner be nice and gentle with people. If you speak roughly people will run away or do the opposite even if what you say is right.