Today is the day pilgrims leave Makkah to spend the night at Minā and arrive at ‘Arafāt tomorrow. It is called Yawmu t-Tarwiyah. Tomorrow is Yawmu l-‘Arafah. By the wisdom of Allāh ﷻ both are holy days and the rewards for fasting them are great.
Allāh ﷻ Likes Obedient People
Aug28 2017 Turkish 11min
“Obey Allāh ﷻ and His ﷻ Prophet ﷺ and those in authority” (4:59). Allāh ﷻ likes those who are obedient to His ﷻ order and no one else will have problems with them either.
Say Astaghfiru Llāh
Aug27 2017 Turkish 8min
Ask your Lord ﷻ for forgiveness at least 70 times a day which was the practice of the Prophet ﷺ. This is the key to open the door to every good thing. Use it when in difficulty. It makes Allāh ﷻ pleased with you.
Allāh ﷻ Will Complete His ﷻ Light (61:8)
Aug26 2017 Turkish 16min
Allāh ﷻ says in Qur’ān that the unbelievers want to put out His ﷻ light by blowing (61:8). They cannot destroy Islām from outside so they try from inside with weapons and false books. But Allāh ﷻ will preserve His ﷻ religion and its enemies will disappear.
The Rewards of Dhū l-Ḥijjah
Aug25 2017 Turkish 24min
Allāh ﷻ provides so many opportunities for reward in the first ten days of the month of Dhū l-Ḥijjah for both those who are able to make Ḥajj and those who are not. Fasting, prayer, charity, good deeds, even waiting to be able to make Ḥajj, are all rewarded a thousandfold.
Aug25 2017 10min
The Way of Reality
Aug24 2017 Turkish 13min
Nothing is real except Allāh ﷻ and His orders. Everything else is ego and imagination. To know and accept this is a gift from Allāh ﷻ. To not know, or to know and not accept, makes all you do without reward.
Complete Good Manners
Aug23 2017 Turkish 8min
Allāh ﷻ send the Prophet ﷺ to complete good manners because he ﷺ had good behaviour toward his Creator ﷻ. Ṭarīqah is good manners and it is what Mawlānā taught.
The Ten Nights (89:2)
Aug22 2017 Turkish 13min
Allāh ﷻ out of His ﷻ generosity provides the ten days of Dhū l-Ḥijjah as an occasion to gain great blessing. The Prophet ﷺ fasted nine days. If we can follow his ﷺ example Allāh ﷻ will reward us without count.
Do Good Deeds
Aug21 2017 Turkish 7min
Allāh ﷻ sent us here for testing. Do good deeds and Allāh ﷻ will reward you. Even coming to the dergah for the sake of Allāh ﷻ is counted as a good deed.
A Thousand Miracles
Aug20 2017 Turkish 20min
The Prophet ﷺ had thousands of miracles, big and small. It is obligatory (farḍ) to believe in their reality. He told us about the events at the end of time and all that he ﷺ said is appearing now. We will be safe inside our houses.
Our Aim Is for Ākhirah
Aug19 2017 Turkish 18min
Yesterday was the happy occasion of Shaykh Bahauddin’s daughter’s wedding. It was a ḥalāl beginning of a new life. Our aim is ākhirah but we can use the things of dunyā for doing good. When Allāh ﷻ opens a door, you should continue it and be thankful.
Aug18 2017 29min
Aug18 2017 English 8min
You may want something but what Allāh ﷻ wants is what happens so to accept and be happy with whatever He ﷻ sends is golden advice.
Life and Death
Aug17 2017 Turkish
Allāh ﷻ created everything in this world, life and death, as a test to see if we follow the real way of the Prophet ﷺ and the heavenly religion. Those who follow are like sweet ripe fruit - a benefit for all.
Is There Anyone with Wisdom?
Aug13 2017 English 16min
This is only a temporary home. Everything belongs to Allāh ﷻ. If you spent your whole life in sajdah it wouldn’t be enough to thank Him ﷻ. And when the food, drink, air He ﷻ gives you is done, you die. So use it well and move on.
The Finger of Shayṭān
Aug12 2017 English 21min
Shayṭān is the enemy of all humanity. It is his finger that is stirring the troubles in the whole world. Could it be possible that they are killing their brothers for Allāh ﷻ? Our biggest test is to not believe in shayṭān.
Our Hearts’ Connection
Aug09 2017 English 7min
This trip is ending and the Shaykh is reminding people to keep their hearts connected to his by rābiṭah and to continue to gather for prayer and dhikr in Mawlānā’s many zāwiyahs and sufi centers in the various cities of England. They must help others and keep an open heart.