There is law, sharī‘ah, in Islām that is fixed for everyone. It defines what is ḥalāl and what is ḥarām. You must be careful not to mistake your customs for the law and not to say what is ḥalāl is ḥarām, or what is ḥarām is ḥalāl.
Aug06 2017 English 7min
The purpose of life is to worship Allāh ﷻ. Some people say they have a high level and do not need to worship any more. Some people say they cannot find time. You must continue to make effort against your ego. Without food the soul dies.
Accept Your Weakness
Aug06 2017 English 14min
Allah ﷻ loves those who continue what they start. Don’t claim you are strong and you can do this. We are like batteries that weaken and need to be recharged. We need the awliyā and our shaykh recharge us. Accept your weakness and the magnificence of Allah Almighty ﷻ.
The University of the Prophet ﷺ
Aug05 2017 English 9min
Knowledge must be taught with sincerity and respect for Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ, the Ṣaḥābah (ra), the Tābi‘īn (ra), the Awliyā’ (q) and the Mashāyikh (q). The university of the Prophet ﷺ teaches knowledge with good behaviour. If you do not learn this, then your knowledge becomes ignorance.
To Catch a Thief
Aug05 2017 English 22min
The Shaykh tells a story from Rūmī (q) to illustrate that the people shouting today are causing confusion and distracting others from the way of reality. Islām is the religion of mercy and beauty. We must be grateful that Allāh ﷻ created us in this difficult time when the reward for keeping a sunnah is equal to 100 shahīd.
Be Satisfied with Your Lord
Aug05 2017 English 25min
Without shukr and tawba there is no satisfaction. Today nobody is satisfied with their Lord even though they are overloaded with favours. If you are pleased with your Lord ﷻ He is pleased with you and you will enter the door of death with welcome.
To Train Your Ego
Aug04 2017 English 7min
Ṭarīqah helps us to train our ego by teaching us to be patient in the face of things and people we don’t like. If we carry disliked things and don't get angry we become stronger and life is easier and we follow the order of the Prophet ﷺ.
The Soul's Happiness
Aug03 2017 English 7min
They are traveling, meeting the good people whom Allāh ﷻ loves, who are gathering only for the pleasure of Allāh ﷻ. They feel the support of Mawlānā even more now that he is in Ākhirah. And they are feeling the happiness that only comes from the soul.
The Ego Is Like a Dog
Aug02 2017 English 21min
When man has difficulty he remembers Allāh ﷻ but when everything is good he only remembers to enjoy himself. His ego is similar to the stray dogs who prepare nothing for the winter.
No Holiday for the Ego
Aug01 2017 English 11min
For dunyā you can take a holiday and come back refreshed but for ākhirah you must continue every day more and more. Worship is spiritual food to make your soul stronger in order to overcome your ego.
Clean Your Heart
Jul31 2017 English 22min
We are responsible for what we hear and see. Be careful who you choose for friends, some people darken the heart. The West will not come to Islām until S Mahdī (as) comes. Waiting patiently for that to happen is ‘ibādah.
Opening a New Dergah
Jul29 2017 English 5min
A dergah is a place for people looking for spiritual knowledge. In it they give sohbet, dhikr and remind people of Allāh ﷻ and why they are in this life. It is like the first mosque of the Prophet ﷺ.
The Real Ḥajj
Jul28 2017 English 21min
Ḥajjis are starting to go to Medina to answer the call of Sayyidinā Ibrāhīm (as). Ḥajj is difficult. The biggest shayṭāns are there. The most important thing is to not get angry with your Lord or object to anything. Allāh ﷻ is pleased with you when you are pleased with Him ﷻ.
The Smell of Rose
Jul27 2017 English 13min
We are trying to imitate the Ṣaḥābah (ra) who spent all their time with the Prophet ﷺ. He smelled like rose. When you got used to this smell you couldn’t be anywhere else. When you are used to his ﷺ way of light and beauty you cannot be on another way.
The True Way
Jul26 2017 English 4min
Allāh ﷻ shows His miracles every day. Who sees and accepts is happy forever. Shaykh Nūḥ is showing the true way. When you do good make intention for your relatives also to share in the reward.
Connection by Heart
Jul26 2017 English 5min
Whether live or by picture it is important to come together and to make connection. Those who want but cannot, will also be rewarded. Everything done for the love of the Prophet ﷺ will be rewarded.
And Be with the Truthful (9:119)
Jul25 2017 English 24min
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.