Today’s fashion is to go hard core for sharī‘ah but the soul of the religion is spirituality. Sharī‘ah is the test, ṭarīqah is the taste. Allāh’s signature is on everything and the one showing us that is Muḥammad Rasūlu Llāh (sas). Ṭarīqah teaches the good manners to appreciate this reality.
You Get What You Deserve
Oct09 2016 English 31min
You get what you deserve so be a good one. Be merciful to those around you and Allāh will be merciful to you. Try to be good and Allāh will send you a good ruler. He tells the story of the tyrant king who was chosen by a bird.
Ask for the Sky
Oct08 2016 English 22min
On the spiritual way ask only from Allāh. When asking from Allāh don’t ask for small favors because Allāh is the most generous. Ask for the sky. He tells the story of the baker who put his dough in the sea asking Allāh to use it for goodness.
The Donkey, the Lion and the Fox
Oct04 2016 English 19min
Shaykh Bahauddin tells the story of the donkey, the lion and the fox to illustrate the point that if you don’t have firm belief in your heart, shayṭān will deceive you and bring you to ruin. The illness of today is worry, fear, and suspicion. Keep faith in your Shaykh and in the awliyā’.
The Islamic New Year
Oct02 2016 English 24min
New Year. New Beginning. We don’t welcome it with celebration but with fasting. Allāh did not send us here to celebrate. Dunyā is a test and if we resist the shiny plastic of shayṭān we pass. The soul is Allāh's grant of life and we hold it in trust. It belongs to Him.
Don't Forget Allāh
Aug07 2016 English 19min
Nothing is forever except Allāh and whatever you do for His sake. The manifestation of our time is to forget Allāh. People think they have power, technology, energy but all power comes from Him. He turns off the switch and everything is gone.
We Are Weak Servants
Aug06 2016 English 20min
It is important to remember that Allāh is the Greatest and we are His weak servants. If you accept this, everything will be made easy. There are so many things done in the name of Islām that are against Islām. Look to Turkey for true Islām.
Ignorance Is Weakness
Jun05 2016 English 28min
Today there is a specialist for everything except religion. This makes us ignorant and ignorance makes us weak. Ramadan is a time to be calm and to think. Muslims are peaceful people. It is our duty to make people understand.
Jun04 2016 English 27min
The month of Ramaḍān is almost here, the month of the Ummah. Every night is like ‘Īd. Tarāwīḥ is our shukr for the gift of this month. Love can do anything, hate can destroy anything.
Keep Your Heart Golden
May22 2016 English 25min
Love gives meaning to life. Money and power once they are achieved have nothing more to give but spirituality keeps giving. Allah gave you a heart of gold. Don’t mix it with other things. Keep your heart with your murshid who represents the Prophet (sas) and keep your heart golden.
A Message for Niṣfu Sha‘bān
May21 2016 English 46min
Sheikh Bahauddin gives us two messages for this special night. One is for Sheikh Mehmet that he has inherited the heavy responsibility of guiding us, from his father. The second is for us that we must trust in his guidance and follow him because that is the way to safety.
May15 2016 English 24min
The mind has limits, only the heart can fit Allah Almighty. This is spirituality. Always go for love and mercy, don’t go for punishment, not for yourself or for others. The Prophet (sas) made Quraish into Sahaba and they were like stars.
The Donkey and the Carrot
May14 2016 English 19min
It is important to know our level and to improve ourself. Mawlana always giving us the results like a carrot to encourage our donkey. We should be happy with this title. At least we are a donkey belonging to someone.
Be an Empty Cup
May10 2016 English 20min
Allah never gives more than your capacity. But you must increase your capacity. Grow everyday or you have lost. Shayṭān makes waswās to make you doubt yourself. Be like an empty cup and receive more.
May08 2016 English 44min
Know your level and be happy with what you are given. There should be no competition or jealousy if you are busy with what you have been given. This is heavenly satisfaction. There is no limit to the gifts Allah can give. There is a short address by Sheikh Hisham at the end.
The Mouth of the River
May07 2016 English 25min
At the mouth of the river you can’t tell river water from sea water. Mawlana is the mouth of the river. Keep your focus on him. Respect everyone and let them run their own way to the sea. Don’t stop, keep moving ahead.
The ‘Urs Sharīf of Mawlana Sheikh Nazim
May07 2016 English 111min
This is a recording of the events that took place on Saturday the 7th of May at the Selimiye Mosque in Lefkosha, Cyprus. They include a short introduction by Sheikh Hisham Kabbani and a performance by the Mehter Band from Ludwigshafen, Germany and also a musical dhikr from Sheikh Bahauddin Adil and Ayberk Effendi. There is a mawlid and Quran recitation from Imam Abdur-Rahman.
He Taught Us the Best Adab
May06 2016 English 11min
Mawlana taught us the best adab. He appreciated everything. We should not to be sad but be happy with the favors we have been given. And we must know our level and show respect to others, as Sheikh Bahauddin is respecting Sheikh Hisham.