It is an order from Allāh ﷻ to fear Him and to be with the truthful (9:119). We must wake up and not be deceived by shayṭān and by liars. If we wake up everything will be easy and any difficulty will be a favour from Allāh ﷻ. Shaykh Efendi tells the story of the bankrupt man.
Give Your Soul to Rasūlu Llāh
Jul25 2017 English 16min
We pray to be constantly engaged in salawātu r-Rasūl and to pledge our souls to him ﷺ. Only this will keep us safe from our ego. Our aim is to be under the eye and in the heart of Rasūlu Llāh. ﷺ.
Jul24 2017 English 14min
The Prophet ﷺ left us two things which, if we respect and follow, we will be on the right way - his ﷺ Family and The Qur’ān. Some keep one and let go of the other. We must keep both. And the descendants of the Prophet ﷺ must make sure that they and their children know and keep the honour Allāh ﷻ has given them.
You Must Be Sincere
Jul24 2017 English 18min
In order to succeed you must do everything with sincerity, both for ākhirah and for dunyā. Watch out for shayṭān and those who follow him, those without minds who have forgotten what the Prophet ﷺ ordered and how his Ṣaḥābah were living.
Jul23 2017 English 13min
Accept your generous Creator ﷻ who you cannot see or imagine but whose signs are everywhere and who created everything for your benefit. In His ﷻ greatness He says – “Come to Me and I ﷻ come to you running."
A Reason for Everything
Jul23 2017 English 9min
Allāh ﷻ creates everything for a reason and for a purpose. Each of us has a special ability. Look for the ability and character Allāh ﷻ gave you and everyone will benefit. Accept what Allāh ﷻ has created and don’t object.
You ﷻ Are Our Aim
Jul22 2017 English 8min
Most people live without knowing why they were created. They become sad and in a terrible situation. Our goal is to win the pleasure of Allāh ﷻ. The things of dunyā, money and pleasure, can help us reach our goal but they are never our goal.
Dervish in Your Heart
Jul22 2017 English 22min
The purpose of tasawwuf is to make your heart dervish. Even if you own the whole world it will make no difference. You cannot catch dunya, it is both for everyone and for no one. Ask from Allāh ﷻ and then walk, today everything is beyond our power.
Jul21 2017 English 6min
The whole world now is controlled by shayṭān. So many lies are going around. Don’t get involved in what doesn’t concern you. When this time is over, S. Mahdī (as) will come in shā’a Llāh, and then it will be golden days.
The Miracle of Qur’ān
Jul20 2017 English 10min
When you remember Allāh ﷻ your heart finds peace and satisfaction. Allāh ﷻ sent His Prophet ﷺ with the real miracle, Qur’ān. We must give it our full respect and attention. It is a heavenly Book that can fill the universe with knowledge and our hearts with health and happiness.
People of Peace
Jul20 2017 English 13min
Muslims are people of peace. This is the way of Prophet ﷺ and the teaching of the Shaykh. We must value the precious inheritance of Mawlānā Shaykh Nazim, his teaching and his light, and hold on to our īmān and not waste what we have been given.
The Freedom of Donkeys
Jul11 2017 English 21min
Everybody wants to be free. They want the freedom of a donkey trampling a field of melons without regard for the farmer, donkey freedom. Islām gives you real freedom. Think of the good of others and know that you are weak and Allāh ﷻ is the absolute Ruler.
Fanā’u fi d-Dunyā
Jul09 2017 English 27min
The world is worshipping dunyā’. Very, very few are thinking of Allāh ﷻ or Rasūlu Llāh ﷺ. Either we understand or we are forced to understand. Only our love for Allāh ﷻ, for the Prophet ﷺ, and for our Shaykh (q) will save us.
Don’t Be Lazy
Jul08 2017 Turkish 14min
The Prophet ﷺ asked refuge in Allāh ﷻ from many things but first from inability (‘ajzi) and laziness (kasal). This world is not a place for rest or pleasure. It is a place for hard work and your time is limited.
Don’t Be Hopeless
Jul07 2017 Turkish 17min
Allāh’s ﷻ order is: Don’t be hopeless. After difficulty comes ease. The important thing is to be on the right way and Allāh ﷻ will reward you. Remember Allāh ﷻ, follow His Prophet ﷺ and stand strong on the way Mawlānā showed.
Jul07 2017 11min
Be Good with Everyone
Jul06 2017 Turkish 11min
The Prophet ﷺ dealt with everyone with sweetness in order to lead them to the right way. He ﷺ advised his companions to do the same, to be friendly and patient. But there are limits and when people go beyond them, leave and don’t sit with them.
Don't Forget Goodness
Jul05 2017 Turkish 9min
People tend to forget the good things other people do and remember the bad. It is a symptom of the selfishness of the culture of today. Allāh ﷻ and His Prophet ﷺ tell us to do just the opposite: remember the good things and forget the bad.