In a very beautiful sohbat, Mawlana asks who the human being is and how he can live up to his humanity. However, on the opposite side lies the darkness that is "All For Me!".
Remember Me; I Remember You (2:152)
Jan15 2013 Turkish 38min
"So remember Me; I remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me (2:152) -فَاذْكُرُونِي أَذْكُرْكُمْ وَاشْكُرُوا لِي وَلَا تَكْفُرُونِ ". Those who forget Allah and leave His way, have no Adab. The worst sign of lack of Adab is forgetting your Creator. Mawlana reminds us of the saints who have the secret of "Be and it is".
Making Peace is Best (4:128)
Jan14 2013 Turkish 25min
Mawlana recites the Ayat, "الصلح خير - Making peace is better (4:128)". But with the choice Man makes to be the ride of the devil, how can man find peace with others or within himself?
Jan12 2013 Turkish 17min
Mawlana tells us about that source of power given to Muslims that is never-ending and can face and overcome any material power. The Muslims were given the key but the devil made them forget. We have forgotten about our "Never-Ending Battery. When Sayyidina al-Mahdi (as) comes he will unveil and display this power to the full.
The Servant of the Sultan
Jan10 2013 Turkish 30min
There are two kinds of Men, "The Servant of the Sultan" and the animal of Shaytan. Mawlana points to these two kinds and urges everyone of us to consider which of the two we are and which we would like to be.
Either A Fox or A Snake!
Jan08 2013 Turkish 20min
Today after Fajr Mawlana gave a sohbat stressing the importance of cleanliness. It is a condition and a sign of Islam and also of belief (Iman). In support of this Mawlana recited the Hadith, "Cleanliness is from Iman". By means of the well-known story of the fox and the snake Mawlana then clearly demonstrates that cleanliness has also to be manifest in one's actions.
Religion Is Good Advice
Jan07 2013 Turkish 23min
Without learning about and achieving the true purpose of living, the human being can never realize his humanity. Without this all that remains of the man is the ape, no matter how much makeup or fancy clothes he or she puts on. Therefore Mawlana speaks on the Hadith, "Religion Is Good Advice".
Jan06 2013 Turkish 26min
After Fajr Mawlana addressed Shaykh Muhammad Effendi. He spoke about the value of the Shukr and of Adab. Mawlana recited a duaa that he asked Shaykh Muhammad to teach to the people. Finally Mawlana spoke about the Divine invitation, every Friday, to "Haziratu l-Quds".
Ya Ma'bud! Ya Mahmud!
Jan06 2013 Turkish 16min
Addressing Shaykh Muhammad Effendi, Mawlana criticizes modern educational systems for not teaching the young generations the true purpose of their being in this world. That is why, despite all the opportunities they might have, they remain empty handed. They are like the blind beggar in the story who calls on the sultan - "Ya Mahmud" - as opposed to his friend who calls on the Lord Almighty, the Only One Who can be truly worshiped - "Ya Ma'bud".
An Arrogant Little Ant
Jan05 2013 Turkish 19min
In a sohbat that looks back at history and is charged with political dismay, Mawlana shows the irony of modern man. In his refusal to use Bismillah, man is like "The Arrogant Little Ant" trying to tease Sayyidina Sulayman (as).
Those Who Have High Himmat
Jan04 2013 Turkish 23min
In this sohbat Mawlana speaks about "Those Who Have High Himmat". Himmat is the ability to concentrate or focus your spiritual power towards achieving a high goal and persisting with it.
Worse Than Dogs!
Jan03 2013 Turkish 19min
Faith and Adab are the guarantee for human qualities. In their absence people eat each other and thus are "Worse Than Dogs"!
Edeb Ya Hu!
Jan02 2013 Turkish 24min
In the very important sohbat "Edeb Ya Hu" Mawlana spoke to Shaykh Muhammad Effendi after Fajr instructing him to teach the people adab. Good Adab is the path to knowledge, Nur and nearness to Allah.
Jan01 2013 Turkish 19min
After Fajr Prayer today Mawlana spoke about "This Year", the year that had just started a few hours before. In this first sohbat of the year 2013 Mawlana warns all the Muslims that the signs of the new year make it clear that it will be their last chance to correct their steps.
The Foundation of the Day
Dec31 2012 Turkish 18min
To be able to start your day and live it properly, you have to know what is "The Foundation of the Day".
The Devil's Time
Dec29 2012 Turkish 31min
After Fajr Mawlana, by giving gentle but clear direction to his grandson, not only gives everyone good advice but demonstrates the proper and effective way to give advice in general.
Dec29 2012 Turkish 15min
Mawlana recited the Hadith, "And there will be a day for you, oh Zhalim! - لك يوم يا ظالم ". And the symbol of Zulm in history is the Roman Emperor Nero who, in his madness, demonstrated to the world how dark and brutal the human ego can become
What Is Our Goal?
Dec28 2012 Turkish 7min
Mawlana asked the important question, "What Is Our Goal?" If this question does not become a pressing reality propelling man to realize its answer then man can never have true purpose, satisfaction, or peace of mind.