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.
Speak the Truth
Aug02 2012 Turkish 20min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks today about telling the truth. The Truth makes you feel satisfied even if what you say is against yourself. Lying makes you uncomfortable and is not accepted by Allah. Always try to tell the truth and teach the truth.
Trade Without Loss
Aug01 2012 Turkish 17min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi gives good news to the believers. Trading in Dunya results in either gain or loss. But who trades for Akhira never loses. Be a Believer, be patient, give in charity and you will never lose.
Jul31 2012 Turkish 10min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the bearing of false witness both inside and outside of the courtroom. He says that to swear you saw what you did not see is a big sin. In the course of daily life also we must be careful to report only what is right.
Think Good of Allah
Jul30 2012 Turkish 19min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi warns us to always think Good of Allah. He is One, and Great beyond compare. Knowledge of Him is a sea without limits or shores. Stay safe under the guidance of the awliya.
The Shaykh and the Beggar
Jul28 2012 Turkish 24min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi warns that outside of Islam there is no way for success. Ahl as-Sunnah wal Jamaa and Tariqa teach softness and good adab. Without these teachings the people are becoming like beasts.
Real Men Are Few
Jul27 2012 Turkish 22min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi spoke about how lucky we are to know one of the awliya. There may be billions of people on the planet but of these very few are real Men, men of God.
Jul26 2012 Turkish 14min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi tells a story of Mawlana Shaykh Nazim's about Shaykh Abdullah in order to give an example of the great humility and perfect adab of our Shaykh for his Shaykh.
In the Shadow of the Throne
Jul25 2012 Turkish 14min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi said that it is better to be patient now, not eating or drinking, fasting in the heat, because on the Day of Judgment whether you are patient or not will make no difference. At that time the only shade will be for the believers in the shadow of the Throne.
Jul24 2012 Turkish 13min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi speaks about the common sins today of smoking, alcohol and drugs. He says that if you ask in the beginning of Ramadan for help in leaving a sin, Allah will help you.
Ramadan Month of Forgiveness
Jul23 2012 Turkish 10min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi says that the Door of Tawba is open until the Judgment Day because Allah loves to forgive His servant. He tells the story of the traveler and his camel.
Follow Your Shaykh
Jul20 2012 Turkish 30min
Shaykh Muhammad Effendi spoke about the beauty of the month and the beauty of his father, Shaykh Nazim Al-Haqqani. His beauty comes from the fact that he follows exactly the way of the Prophet (sas). It is important to both love him and to follow him.
Shaykh Bahauddin speaking at the end, congratulates the people on the coming of Ramadan and the appearance of Mawlana at the Jumaa prayer. He repeats that we must understand our Shaykh and follow him.
Ramadan the Proof of Islam
Jul19 2012 Turkish 13min
Shaykh Mehmet Effendi welcomes the month of Ramadan. Although fasting is the most difficult thing for the ego, Ramadan is the most happy month. Everyone all over the world, rich, poor, believer, atheist, experiences happiness in this, the Sultan of months.
Visiting Mawlana's Dergahs
Jul18 2012 Turkish 16min
Shaykh Mehmet talks briefly about his recent travels in Europe visiting the many Naqshibandi dergahs built by his father and the many people brought to Islam through them.