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.
Be with Trustworthy Ones
May15 2014 Turkish 15min
In this the first sohbat of Shaykh Muhammad, he talks about Mawlana Shaykh Nazim’s high station and the reward of those who visit him or who make connection with him. He also calls for more himmat - spiritual striving - on the part of those who follow this way.
An Example of Edeb
Jan02 2013 Turkish 4min
In the very important sohbat "Edeb Ya Hu" Mawlana spoke to Shaykh Muhammad Effendi after Fajr instructing him to teach the people adab. Good Adab is the path to knowledge, Nur and nearness to Allah. Shaykh Muhammad took his father's advice and after Dhur, seeking to teach by his own example, he announced that since Mawlana is giving sohbat almost every day it is not proper for others to speak. He declared that this would be his last sohbat.
The Complaining Slave
Oct31 2012 Turkish 18min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the wisdom of being happy with Allah's Orders and tells a story about a slave who was dissatisfied with his master.
Oct30 2012 Turkish 17min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the danger of dealing with people who claim they have knowledge about black magic and jinn. He warns women in particular to be careful.