The Naqshbandi Tariqa follows the Sharia more closely than anyone else. Mawlana Sheikh Nazim practiced and taught not only the Fard but also the Sunnah in all its categories. He said they are like jewels so take as much as you can. Our way is to follow him.
Do Not Waste
Nov20 2014 Turkish 14min
Be thankful for what Allah gives you and, however small, it will be enough for you. Be thankful and, God willing, it will increase. Do not waste or all the blessings will be taken away.
Ladies in Islam
Nov19 2014 Turkish 9min
Sheikh Mehmet speaks to a gathering of ladies at the derga in Famagusta, about the important and honored place that women have always had and continue to have in Islam. The first convert to Islam was a woman and the first martyr.
The End of Time
Nov18 2014 Turkish 16min
Time is passing and things are going from bad to worse. We are in the Last Days, the days about which the Prophet (sas) said, 1 good deed will be rewarded as 100. We are awaiting S. Mahdi (as) with hope because we know that everything coming, whether it comes in 5 days or 5 years, is on its way, is near.
The Importance of Waqf
Nov18 2014 Turkish 17min
Islam has a form of charity called Waqf in which a person donates a piece of land or a building to serve a charitable purpose - a charitable trust or foundation. These continue to serve the community and bring reward for the giver until Judgment Day. These must be protected. They are sacred.
Nov18 2014 24min
The Meaning of Life
Nov17 2014 English 14min
Allah is inviting you to paradise. Obey His orders. Believe in Him. Ask Him for forgiveness. If you choose to disobey and not believe and not ask, then the consequence could be hell.
We Want Good People
Nov15 2014 Turkish 13min
Sheikh Mehmet leads dhikr in Hajja Amina’s mosque in Lefkosha, which, MashaAllah, was built in an empty field and people said it would never be used. Now it is full. And he recalls the many years his father called the Cypriot people to return to Islam. He also is candid about his own state and his prayers for the future.
Following the Good Way
Nov14 2014 English 28min
Shaytan is our enemy. Shaytan has a trick for every kind of person. Some he leads to sinful actions like drinking or adultery. Some who do only good things, shaytan misleads into arrogance and pride. It is dangerous to be alone. Find a guide and stay with the good ones.
Home of Peace
Nov13 2014 Turkish 17min
You are travelling through this temporary life. Your Creator is inviting you to the Home of Peace. Take the easy road, obey your Lord. Come to Islam. Come to peace.
Nov12 2014 Turkish 17min
Cleanliness, both physical and spiritual, is at the heart of Islam. To be Muslim is to be clean. People must know that many of the Muslims of today do not represent true Islam. Don’t be afraid of Islam - it is both tolerant and pure. All Muslims are brothers.
Nov11 2014 Turkish 19min
Sheikh Mehmet reflects on his recent trip to South Africa. The ancestors of the Muslims there were originally brought as slaves and prisoners. They accepted their fate as a test from Allah and so out of it they made goodness, building mosques and inviting people to Islam. In this is a lesson for all of us.
The Powerful Orphans of Mawlana
Nov09 2014 English 27min
Mawlana was our father. He treated us as his children. Now we are orphaned but, as brothers and sisters, we must be strong because he was strong and stay together under our new Sheikh, Sheikh Mehmet. And we must keep Mawlana in our hearts and keep his orders so that inshaAllah we will be near him again one day.
Tawba Before Your Time Is Up
Nov08 2014 English 25min
Sheikh Bahauddin remembers his father’s generosity with his love, his attention and his time. We should still serve and honor him and remember we are nothing. Allah doesn’t like the servant to think he is something. So repent before it is too late.
Nov04 2014 English 19min
There is no democracy in Tariqa. Just like Hajj, we cannot question why it is this way or that, we must simply follow and obey. The order of the Sheikh is like this and in it lies safety. This is the time to look for yourself and to save your own boat.
The First Muslims of South Africa
Oct30 2014 English 7min
Sheikh Mehmet was moved by the stories of the ancestors of the South African Muslims who came with nothing but their patience and their faith. Their dua were accepted and Islam is strong in their country. He talks about the recording angels and the Mercy of Allah.
The Day of Ashura
Oct30 2014 English 10min
The day of Ashura is a holy day. We fast that day and the day before or the day after as well. There is a special prayer to be done before Asr on that day. Allah is not looking for the rich, or the beautiful, or the smart. He is looking for those who love Him.
Oct29 2014 English 5min
Mawlana liked to feed people and he taught his family and murids to offer hospitality and to feed the poor. This is the example to give your children. Give, and protect yourself with sadaqa every day.