Shaykh Mehmet tells the story of Mullā ‘Iwaḍ and Shāh Qubād to illustrate that if you want to progress faster you need a murshid of Ṭarīqah. Don’t think you can direct yourself. What is important is to follow order not to make what you think is good.
Ja‘far aṣ-Ṣādiq's Dream
Feb06 2018 English 21min
The slogan of the ego is: “Love me, don’t love anyone else." People don’t like Sufis because they are trying to humble the ego by increasing love for Allāh ﷻ and for Rasūlu Llāh ﷺ. As the story of Ja‘far aṣ-Ṣādiq’s (qs) dream demonstrates – there is nothing in the world more valuable than that.
Feb05 2018 English 24min
Before the Ottomans took over, the Muslim world was miserable. They didn’t take over for material gain but in order to unite the ummah under the flag of the Prophet ﷺ with justice for all. Many of the Sulṭans were also saints and they followed spiritual guides.
The Beauty of Ṭarīqah
Feb03 2018 English 29min
Tell your children about the beauty of Ṭarīqah. It is the spirit of Islām. It is the middle way, the way of adab, the way of the Prophet ﷺ, the Mashāyikh, and the Awliyā’. And do not think of yourself as better than others.