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.
Aug17 2012 Turkish 21min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi reminds us to be aware of the many gifts Allah gives us, especially good health. He talks about the simpler days of the past when people were thankful for the few things they had whereas today people have so much and it doesn't satisfy them.
Aug16 2012 Turkish 24min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about humbleness as the highest of good adab for Muslims. Allah raises and rewards the humble.
Allah's Friend, The Rooster
Aug15 2012 Turkish 16min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the many ways Allah in His Generosity has given us to please Him. He lists some of the better known ways and one of the lesser known ways.
Honor the Guest
Aug14 2012 Turkish 11min
Today Shaykh Muhammad Effendi spoke about one of the noble manners of Islam given to us by the Prophet (sas), to honor the guest. The guest has his rights and the host has his right.
Don't Make It Difficult
Aug13 2012 Turkish 17min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi relates this Hadith. He advises the Muslims to follow the way of the Prophet (sas), not to over do it but to keep it easy. Allah is helping them by putting joy in their religious duties.
Aug10 2012 Turkish 19min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the last 10 days of Ramadan and the blessings of its nights. Every Holy Book was delivered in the month of Ramadan. The Quran was brought down from the Preserved Tablet in one of the last 10 nights. The Prophet (sas) did not specify which night because he was afraid that then the other nights would be ignored.
Zakat in Ramadan
Aug09 2012 Turkish 13min
Today Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the blessings of giving zakat in general and of the special rewards for giving during the month of Ramadan. Zakat is obligatory. If you keep it and do not give it, you become like a thief because zakat rightfully does not belong to you.
Aug08 2012 Turkish 13min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the practice of seclusion in the mosque for the last 10 days of Ramadan, Itikaf. It was the practice of the Prophet (sas) and it brings great reward. At the very least make intention for it when you enter the mosque.
Baraka in Partnership
Aug07 2012 Turkish 19min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi questions why it is that business partnerships do not last long in the Islamic World. He discusses the rules for forming partnerships and the blessings that they bestow. He tells the story of the brother who complained about his brother and business partner to the Prophet (sas).
S. Ibrahim (as) and the Unbeliever
Aug06 2012 Turkish 22min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the Prophet S. Ibrahim (as), his generosity and his hospitality. He tells the story of one of his guests, an old man who would not say the Bismillah. And he warns us that behind the ordinary things you see may be hidden secrets.
The Battle of Badr
Aug03 2012 Turkish 43min
The 15th of Ramadan is the anniversary of the Battle of Badr. Shaykh Muhammad Effendi tells the story and compares the example of the Sahaba (rah) to that of the Muslims today.