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.
Waiting to Be Muslim
Oct25 2014 English 28min
Islam makes people beautiful says Sheikh Bahauddin. He illustrates this using the stories of Rasulullah’s Companions. We must learn to be generous without becoming fearful. Generosity reflects Islam. This attribute must be used to draw people who are hungry and waiting to become Muslim.
Be in the Crown
Oct18 2014 English 31min
We had the honor of being with Sheikh Nazim. However small and insignificant we might be, we belong to him and we are one of the jewels in his crown.
The Key Is Surrendering
Oct13 2014 English 29min
To be Muslim means to be surrendering. When you claim things for your self, you are not surrendered. Do your duty and don’t make noise. Do for your sheikh, not for your self. He tells the story of Shamsi Tabriz and the wine.
The Real Sultan
Oct12 2014 English 28min
Everybody can use advice, young or old, rich or poor. The advice of the real Sultan, Mawlana Sheikh Nazim, is to treat everyone with respect, don’t waste your time arguing and fighting, you don’t have to prove yourself to anyone just do what you have been assigned to do. Accept and follow.
Sheikh Abdullah, The Right Address
Oct05 2014 English 34min
In this strong sohbat Sheikh Bahauddin questions the correctness of those who say they are inheritors of Sheikh Abdullah. He reiterates the fact that Sheikh Nazim was Sheikh Abdullah’s only murid and only inheritor and that he in turn named Sheikh Mehmet as his inheritor.
Oct04 2014 English 33min
There is more than the mind can grasp and the eyes can see. There is what the heart can hope. Everything is possible for Allah. These things together give you HD Iman.
Oct04 2014 Turkish 32min
We sacrifice a sheep or cow on the occasion of Eid in obedience to Allah’s Order and in memory of Sayyidina Ibrahim. There is much blessing in this for both the one who sacrifices and the animal sacrificed. There is no pain for the animal so don’t worry.
Ziyarat Hj Aminah Sultan
Oct04 2014 11min
Ziyarat Mawlana Sheikh Nazim
Oct04 2014 14min
Sep30 2014 English 27min
Calculate large, don’t underestimate the favours of Allah. He gives you big gifts, try to fulfill them. And remember that the Sheikh tests each of us, large and small. So practice what you preach.
Sep23 2014 Turkish 17min
In an interview with a journalist from a Cypriot newspaper Sheikh Bahauddin talks about his memories of his father and about his father’s mission and achievements. He also emphasizes Mawlana’s deep connection to Cyprus and Cypriots and the intention of his successor Sheikh Mehmet to honor this and keep the derga in Lefke as the headquarters of the tariqa.
Respect the Sheikh’s Cat
Sep23 2014 English 22min
We are asking for the spiritual way and on that way you never ask to be at the top. You always ask to be the lowest. Even though he was the top Mawlana never said he was anything. But we must show him the respect he deserves and not even say psst to his cat.
One Order to Follow
Sep21 2014 English 27min
Mawlana gave us one order to follow for our own safety and well-being. He appointed Sheikh Mehmet head of the Naqshbandi Tariqa. To follow his order, to follow his direction is our only duty, our only goal. Let the heartache and confusion be over. Let us relax and go back to work.
Stay at the Table
Sep20 2014 English 34min
We are one family, Mawlana Sheikh’s family. We must accept what he orders us, what he serves at his table. Sheikh Bahauddin warns us to stay at the table and eat what we are given because that is what is best for us.
My Good Friend Ego
Aug31 2014 English 31min
“I am nothing,” said Mawlana Sheikh. He believed in the lowliest of people and gave them value and his training requires giving up ego. Those among his true believers know he dislikes bad manners. When the attention-seeking ego approaches quietly, pretending to be a friend, be aware it is your enemy.