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THE SECRET POWER OF THE ‘Bismillah’ 

Bismillahi r-Rahmani r-Rahim

Bismillahi r-Rahmani r-Rahim

THE SECRET POWER OF THE ‘Bismillah’

All power is from Allah Almighty, and we must always ask for His support, because we are in need, we are weak ones. Allah Almighty ordered His Beloved Prophet Muhammad ﷺ to inform his Ummah that anything that is not begun with His Holy Name : “Bismilla hir Rahman ir Rahim”, will never be supported by Allah; it means it will never give fruit, and it must fail. If you say Allah’s Holy Name, you will take benefit from that action, and any harm that may be in it will leave you. Whoever is feeling weak should say it, and power will come to his physical body and to his heart.

The Bismillah is the most important key for opening all treasures in the Heavens and on earth, and for opening all forms of knowledge. Allah Almighty has put three thousand of His Holy Names in it: 1000 Names that are known only to the Angels, 1000 Names known by the Prophets, 999 Names contained in the 4 Holy Books, and His Greatest Name. All of these Names are contained in the Bismillah.

Whoever is able to reach to the secret power of the Bismillah should be dressed in miraculous powers. We, as servants of Allah, should say it at least 100 times daily. If a person continues for 40 days, he should find some power, some changes in himself, especially if he says it one thousand times between Fajr and sunrise. From unseen worlds, from Malakut beautiful views will appear to him. According to the thickness of the veils of his heart, from 1x 40 days, up to 7x 40 days, there should be an opening. If not, it means that his heart is too occupied with Dunya, and he should try to put Dunya last, and then try again. It is a rule which can’t be wrong. Even in one day it may be opened, because it is so powerful.

Every time you say: “Bismilla hir Rahman ir Rahim”, it means that you are remembering the Lord: “Oh My Lord, I am remembering You!” And then Allah says: “Oh My servant, I am remembering you!” Don’t forget! If you forget, you will be forgotten.

– Sultan ul-Awliya Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil al Haqqani ar Rabbani (qaddasAllahu sirrahul’aziz)

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● Our Lord Almighty says: Draw near to Me! I will grant you a place in My Eternal Kingdom, where you will abide in ever-lasting beauty for all eternity.

“A flower, Shaykh Mehmet Efendi, is alive and sprouts afresh. Through its fresh green it wishes to approach Allah Almighty. Even a green blade of grass grows and puts forth flowers. For what? Let me win their hearts, let me draw close to my Lord, it says. How lovely! It springs forth from the ground, the black earth. It turns green and shows its various colours. For whom does it produce such beauty? Whom does it do this for? Ah, if only we could realize this! All the different kinds of flowers, the different types of trees, the different kinds of fruits, for what do they all grow and flower, and shine? wa-btaghū ilayhi l-wasīla. (5:35) In order to gain the Lord’s good pleasure. Eh, we have become sticks of dry wood. Dry wood. Our Lord Almighty says: Draw near to Me! I will grant you a place in My Eternal Kingdom, where you will abide in ever-lasting beauty for all eternity. Do not dry up and perish. Allahu Akbar. Subhan Allah, Sultan Allah.”

– Sultan ul-Awliya Mawlana Sheikh Muhammad Nazim Al-Haqqani An-Naqshibandi (QS)

Allaahumma Salli alaa Muhammadin wa alaa Aali Muhammadin wa Sallim

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Mawlana Rumi

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Mawlana Sheikh Mehmet Adil (QS), sohbat, February 19, 2015.

Mawlana

As-salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.

Audhu Billahi min ash-shaitani rajim. Bismillahi r-Rahmani r-Rahim. As-salatu wa salamu ala Rasulina Muhammad Sayyidi l-awwalin wa l-akhirin. Madad ya RasulAllah, madad ya Sadati Ashabi RasulAllah, madad ya Mashaykhina, dastur, Mawlana Sheikh Abdullah Dagestani , Mawlana Sheikh Nazim al-Haqqani, dastur.

• Jalaluddin Rumi, he is one of the biggest Sheikh, murshid and teacher.

Masha’Allah, we see these children and their Sheikh, making Jalaluddin Rumi way sama. Whirling, whirling derwish. This is good for teaching them good things from small age, beginning to learn nice thing. Because Jalaluddin Rumi, he is one of the biggest Sheikh, murshid and teacher. His father also was very big murshid, very religious scholar, alim in his time. And you know, many people they don’t know they come from Balkh. It is area Balkh. It is very far from Konya. His father, he was Sheikh of Sultan in Balkh.

Sultan was happy with him, but at the end, when Sultan don’t want to listen to him, he said, “I must go from there”. Because his father also big awliya, told Sultan to not fight with Mongols. Must be, ask them what they want. But Sultan, he was proud and not listening to him, so he said “I am leaving, you can do what you want because I know it will be not good for people here.” So he take his family and went to Konya but in many places he stopped. After 7 years he arrived to Konya and many years after, in Konya, his father he passed away.

And Mawlana, he was very connected with his father. He was very sad. Long time he didn’t speak to anybody until he slowly, slowly opened again. Time of his father was where he giving speech in mosque. All Konya people coming, listening. Ulama, scholar, mashayikh, they coming and listening to his father. He was his teacher also. Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi’s teacher, teaching him from the books of knowledge. All knowledge he was showing him. Every book he was giving him exactly meaning and wisdom.

He was in highest in knowledge around. After his father he was the highest one. All the ulama, they’re waiting him to give them lessons, when sheikh, but he was unhappy, so he couldn’t do this for a long time. After slowly, slowly, he began and he was like his father. All ulama accepting him, they are happy with him. Everywhere was full up. You cannot find a place in mosque to listen to him. They were coming, sitting outside also. But he was feeling he needs more. It was not enough for him, this knowledge, because knowledge is not enough to know, and to be in real love with Allah.

• So he was seeing in his dream, in Damascus, Shams Tabrizi.

There must be somebody teaching. So he was seeing in his dream, in Damascus, Shams Tabrizi. Unfortunately, we won’t speak too much in detail but after this Shams Tabrizi coming to Konya and meeting him there. And he accept him to be his guide to true love. But of course his type of speaking, or behaving, or wearing, it was different from that area and people, they weren’t happy with him. And he was giving himself completely to Shams Tabrizi and was making khalwat and speaking with him.

Sometimes days they are not going out, only speaking. So people were not happy at all with Shams Tabrizi. Ulama, everybody, they are angry and said “He take our Sheikh from us. He’s not good man. How Mawlana following him?” They were not happy with Shams Tabrizi. Long story to say but the main thing is that Mawlana was in highest place in knowledge, in ilm. And he was knowing the value of Shams Tabrizi and he was not listening to anybody. At the end of course, some people, they make Shams Tabrizi shave and they disappear him. Nobody can find him, where he is.

• The Mathnawi Shareef

Of course, for Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi it was a terrible thing but because he was learning from Shams Tabrizi to accept everything, he was patient and he put his pain to be away from his guide, his teacher and the most loved one in the world. It is not easy but from teaching of Shams Tabrizi, he was carrying this. And he write many books. The famous one, the Mathnawi Shareef. Mathnawi, it is real incredible book. It is teaching and showing the finest details in human being. There are many stories, many wisdoms, it is really very nice book, it is poems. He make it in poem, more than 5,000-6,000 piece, poems.

It is beginning from poem, speaking about bamboo because they make this ney from it. Describing that it was in bamboo field and somebody coming, cutting it. In this he also described himself. After they make opening on its body to make hole. After this they putting in oven, burning little bit. After this it is making this sad, nice voice coming from the ney. First it must suffer to be different from other. This is from his teaching, nice teaching. Many stories also inside this book. Some of them funny but it’s nice, very nice.

I will speak one other. They say one time there was one trader in one place and he was broke, aflas, and because people, they know him he’s trader, so he was going here and there and taking, saying, “I give you later”, and he don’t have money. He couldn’t give anything but people, they were angry and said for government “This man making this for us”. So what they will do? Old time there is custom. City, old time it’s not big, maybe in one day they all can go around and tell people for this man.

They put him on camel. One camel, it was belonging to one Kurdish man. They put this man on top of camel and Kurdish man, he going with him. And another man, old time no media, so one strong voice, he was announcing to people, “O people, this man he is broke, don’t give him anything, if he wants, none, or if he want something, he says “I will give you later”. Don’t give him because you cannot get it anymore and government not responsible for this.” Every small street, everywhere from morning until nighttime, they were going and this Kurdish man, the owner of camel, together.

So it must be, everybody they hear about this man. And night time, they said “Ok, finished.” And say to this man “Ok, you go”. Because old time: al muflasun la yahbasun. If anybody is broke, you cannot put him in jail. So he want to leave and go, this Kurdish man who owned camel. He said “Give me my wages, all day I was with you. All day I’m tired, give me my money.” They said, “What are you talking about? Today from morning to evening, there was this man announcing, you didn’t hear?”

Mawlana Rumi is showing this about people who are in life. Every minute Allah gives them example, “Don’t do this, don’t do that. Do this, do that.” And at the end, they are coming without anything. This is the loser, like this man. So he is teaching millions of people. Non- Muslims also, they are interested for this book. They are attracted for this whirling dancing also. Many people became Muslim also from this. And he was real ahl al-sunnah wa l-jama’a. He was against these pretending people. Alhamdulillah tonight, maybe from these people his baraka is coming on us. From his baraka also.

Wa min Allahi tawfeeq. Al-Fatiha.

MevlanaRumi

Honoured But Ungrateful

Bismillahi r- Rahmani r-Rahim

Sultan Sheikh Mehmet Adil Al-Haqqani (QS), sohbat of the 24th of January, 2015.

Sultan Sheikh Mehmet Q.S

As-salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. Audhu biLlahi min ash-shaytani r-rajim. Bismillahi r- Rahmani r-Rahim. As-salatu wa s-salamu ala Rasulina Muhammadin Sayyidi l-awwalina wa l-akhirin. Madad ya RasulAllah, madad ya Sadati Ashabi Rasulillah, madad ya Masha’ikhana, madad ya Sheikh Abdullah Fa’izi d-Daghistani, madad ya Sheikh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani, dastur, madad. Tariqatuna s-sohbah, wa l-khayru fi jam’iyyah.

People are confused; they have no idea why they are here in this world. Or they are searching – Why are we here, what is our job? They are seeing that Allah created every creature, each one knows its duty. No creature is asking – Why did I come here? Allah has given them such an inspiration – “Allah created us, so we will make dhikr/ remembrance and praise, and take whatever is our share and go.” All creatures, whether they are 4-legged or have wings, they are satisfied with their state.

Only mankind is not satisfied. However, Allah has created mankind at a higher level than all other creatures. He honored them. He says – “Wa Laqad Karramna Bani Adam” (17:70) “wa faddalnahum ‘ala kathirin mim man khalaqna” (17:70) It means – We created them at a high rank, and above all other creatures. We created man better than them, more beautiful. But mankind is not thinking about this and they are wasting themselves. Allah created mankind so they can do good things. He gave them the greatest grants. But mankind is wasting time with useless things.

He sent Prophets to show them the right way but most people have not followed them. Some Prophets worked hard but had no community. When their time came, they left this world without a single person in their Ummah. What we mean by “Ummah” – a Prophet’s Ummah. Every Prophet has an ummah. Those following him are called his ummah. The Ummah does not necessarily need to be a lot of people. People are confusing ummah/community and nation. Ummah, the Ummah of Muhammad (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam), The ummah of Islam. Some prophets’ ummah was 2 people. That is ummah. They are not called mureed. Those following prophets are called ummah. Those following sheikhs are called mureed. And after our Prophet, there were no more prophets, only sheikhs. So in this manner, Prophets were sent to guide people to the right path. 124,000 Prophets came and left.

Allah says – I sent Prophets for everyone in the world. A Prophet was sent to every people. Those in China, Japan, those people here and there, all of them were sent a Prophet because that is what Allah (awj) said in the Quran. But some people didn’t like them, they didn’t follow them. They followed satan more. Even so, after Prophets, Allah sent awliya/saints. There are awliya having the rank of prophets. Our Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam) is saying – ‘Uluma’i ummati ka anbiya’i Bani Isra’il. “The scholars of my nation are like the prophets of Bani Israel.” (Hadith) Because there are no prophets after our Prophet. No prophets, no messages after our Prophet. Some people are saying this and that, but they are wrong. And they have no importance because those who are outside of what Allah says have no standing, no respectability.

● The ashq of sheikhs is love for Allah, it is a strong love.

Sheikhs are lanterns for people. They are the ones spreading nur/light. They are spreading love for Allah to all people. There is love and there is “ashq” (longing). Ashq is more important, it’s more strong. It is more intense. The ashq of sheikhs is love for Allah, it is a strong love. That (love) attracts people to them, like a candle. It cannot be compared to a candle – but in the past candles were made from nice things, not like nowadays. Candles were made from honeycomb and that is blessed, it is praised in the Quran. Candles attract people to light just like a moth. There are moths and they are attracted to the light.

But they (Sheikhs) are giving that love, that nur from themselves. As long as they are alive, they are burning with light. Until the trust is taken from them, they are serving people, they are giving love. They don’t care about what they are suffering themselves. They don’t care because that love for Allah prevents them from feeling whatever pain or suffering they have. Nothing affects him, no fear, no fatigue, no worries, no bad thoughts are left. They continue their service in that manner. They benefit those around them, they give light. They melt and melt until finally they reach their station. They leave this world as nur. They give nur to the people. Their nur is never-ending. It’s Allah’s Nur. The nur of our Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam) is manifested as a small amount in awliya and sheikhs. That is what people need to learn.

Why are we here? There are all these thousands of sheikhs who came and left, and all the prophets – all of them are examples, a nice example in front of you. Follow them. They lived a good life. Their names, and actions, and characters are a nice example, a nice lesson left for mankind. That is what Allah ordered, what Allah wants for mankind. There are good characteristics and bad characteristics in mankind. And the worst characteristic, one of the worst is being ungrateful: to not believe in Allah despite all the favors & grants. To rebel against Him is being ungrateful. And there is punishment for the person who does that. Because nothing affects Allah (awj), even if the whole world is ungrateful, it doesn’t matter. That person will suffer the punishment in dunya. He will suffer by himself before going to akhira. That is why Allah showed the right path. We were ordered to do what He says and follow the way He showed us. That is the meaning of our life.

Today we are saying for human being: many people, they are… Allah created all creatures – human beings and other creatures. All creatures, they are happy. They are not… You cannot find any creature complaining. You cannot find any bird, any animal, saying “I am tired. Why I am here? Why I am like this?” Even these poor creatures, they are suffering from hunger or other things, they are not complaining like people. Just maybe they’re shouting if they want to eat or to drink, or just like this. But people… And they are happy with their life and they know and they are making tasbih also – these creatures. All creatures, they are glorifying Allah and they are happy. Even they are suffering, they are suffering, maybe they can feel pain or anything, they are not complaining, just shouting from this suffering, not complaining.

But human being, Allah give them the best things, and He praised them, make them higher degree from another all creatures and still they are complaining. And the worst thing, they are not knowing for what they are, “what we are doing in this world?” – they ask. “Why we are here? Why we’re created?” Not saying “created”. Many people even they don’t believe in creation. But Allah Azza wa Jalla, He sent all prophets, 124,000 prophets. He sent them to tell people why they are created, what they must do, what this they have this good situation but people, they are not listening even.

Because there is many prophets, Allah sent them to people and they don’t write any followers. And who follow nation? Normally, they for Prophet. Who say followers, not saying ‘follower’ for Prophet, they’re saying ‘nation’. Some of them, they don’t have even one, no nation. Some of them, they have one follower, he is their ummah, their nation, only one nation for one prophet, maybe two, maybe five. Like this it was. Whole it is Prophet meaning the highest station in between human being. And now people, if any crazy one coming and saying “I’m prophet”, you can find 1,000 now behind them. But people that time not listening, they are only looking for enjoy themselves and after they are not feeling satisfied. Still trying, trying. And they are going without any benefit.

But Allah, He is merciful. He’s still sending for every corner of the world Prophet. In Qur’an, He said “We’ve sent for every nation a Prophet.” No place in the world, you can’t say it was no prophet there. So these people, they are not happy. Just complaining and not listening for advice. Until Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam), also many people like this. After Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam) – no prophet. So Allah sent, give some people Awliyaullah and ulama to be light for ummah, for these people. And Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam), he said “My ulama, my scholars, Awliyaullah, beloved saints, they are like the prophets of Bani Israel.” Same level. So it is good luck for these people, for ummati Muhammad, Allah’s still happy with them to send them these people. These people, they are like power station. They are giving light. They are giving power, spiritual power, and giving light for the hearts of people.

From where coming this light and power? From these people they are taking from love of Allah and Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam). They are like candles coming for people to give light. And they are burning themselves but they are happy to burn in love. This is what is the secret of them. And people get benefit from them, not only dry light, no. They’re giving power with light, with nur. And they are standing up, not falling. Any tired, any pain, any hunger – they are not feeling anything from this. Even they don’t have anything to eat or they are tired, they are not feeling at all this. Only feeling love of Allah, and they’re burning with this love like candle. And candle, it was good thing because before they were making by honey comb, or beeswax, or sometimes with olive oil. And when they are finished, they are… until they are finished completely, they’re standing up. Maybe 100 years this light still on. When they are changing world, this finished, another one coming.

So alhamdulillah, this is meaning of life for human being, not to fight for dunya or to ask “Why I’m here?”. By this Allah sent prophets and Allah sent after them these saints and Awliyaullah to show you and to be happy here and hereafter, this happiness. And who not following this, he is not happy. Not here and not hereafter. Never he’ll be happy. Allah make us to follow and to make another people also to follow this way inshaAllah. Allah give us light, whole our life inshaAllah and who are following this road, way, inshaAllah with all family, all ancestors also.

Wa min Allahi t-tawfiq. Al-Fatiha.

Attributes of Awliya

Sultan Sheikh Mehmet Adil al-Haqqani (Qs), sohbat – August 4, 2014.

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As-salamu aleykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. A‘udhu billahi min ash-shaytani r-rajim. Bismillahi r-Rahmani r-Rahim. Madad ya RasulAllah, madad, ya Sadatı Ashabi Rasulillah, madad, ya Mashayikhına fi t-tariqati n-Naqshibandiya, madad ya Shaykh Abdullah Faiz adDaghistani, madad ya Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani dastur. Tariqatuna as-sohba, wa l-khayru fi jam’iyya.

Man is created with the characteristic of wildness. Allah, Azza wa Jalla, sent prophets in order to teach man how to turn that characteristic into a good, useful thing. After the time of the prophets came those who followed their ways, after them came saints and scholars. They came one after one, to teach what the prophets had taught. Man should never be idle. When he is idle, he begins to do bad things. To begin, he will deny Allah or, try to suit Allah’s commands to his own whims and his own ideas, saying, “this is Allah’s wish”.

This becomes the fitna of shaytan, what his nafs and his desire are asking. Therefore, it is important to have a murshid. A murshid is a person whose wish is to do Allah’s command. These are people whom Allah appointed to show others the way, to give them guidance. Shaytan does not love these people. Shaytan does not like them, and they also do not like those that shaytan loves. They call them mushrik, or whatever. Some say mushrik, some say something else. Shaytan and his friends do not like these people. But they are people beloved to Allah and His Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam).

It is written about them: “A la inna awliya-Allahi la khawfun ‘alayhim wa la hum yahzanun”(10:36). There is no fear for those who are Friends of Allah, nor any sorrow. Allah does not cause them to be distressed, nor does He cause them to be fearful. Nothing else matters to them except to be with Allah Almighty. They fear only Allah and the Holy Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam). Besides this they fear nothing. What causes them sorrow is when people are carried away by shaytan, when they are caught by the devil.

Nothing else causes them sadness, no personal concern is distressing to these people. Not illness, nor hunger or thirst. They do not grieve about themselves. However, these days there are many who spread false teachings. This happens in every age, of course as shaytan keeps changing his appearance. If it always stayed the same, everyone would know it. But nowadays philosophy is gaining strength and disputation, and what is called theology; shaytan engages in those things and manages to destroy people’s belief.

Those are their means, therefore we warn our people that murshids are beloved servants of Allah and His Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam). From the time of the Holy Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam) to this day, they have passed on from one shaykh to the next, from one murshid to the next. What they took from that ocean they distributed it step by step to this present day. They are not the kind of people who come across a handful of water and then dry up. So, you must know their value. You must know the value of these saintly people.

Do not be cheated by those people who nowadays have no murshid. In any case, it is clear who is the true murshid, who is the false one, who is shaytan’s friend and who is Allah’s friend. May Allah not part us from this path. May Allah guide those leaving this way. Let them come to this way, insha’Allah He sorts out their minds.

We are speaking about Awliya’Allah. One of their sifat, attributes, it is said, ‘murshid’, who gives irshad. Meaning who is showing you the right way. Who is showing you the right way, these people they are servants of Allah, Allah loves them. They are coming continuously from Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam) because Allah sent Prophets and Companions and Awliya’Allah and real mashsha’ikh from Allah since the beginning, from Adam (as). And these people, what they want is only to take people to right way, to not let them go with shaytan, with satan.

These people, they are since Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam) millions, because at any time we have 124.000 Awliya’Allah. Any minute when somebody passing, again another one coming behind him. So, since Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam) there’s millions, they came and passed away. These people, who they are? How you can describe these people? Shaytan was loving them? No, shaytan was hating them and who hates these people and speaks against them are friends of shaytan, nobody else.

Billions of mu’mins and Muslims are coming through Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam) until now, maybe more than billions, they came and passed away. The old ones loving them and they were showing people the right way. For this, shaytan was hating them and his followers also hating. Allah loves them, Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam) also loves them. They are loved by Allah and by Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam). And they are not saying anything for themselves (nothing matters to them) and they are not afraid from anything and they are not sorry for anything, for themselves.

They are only afraid from Allah, and if Allah is with them, they are happy and not sorry or anxious to be hungry or ill or anything else for themselves, no. They don’t care about themselves. Only they care for ummah, Prophet’s (saws) nation, to not let them to go the wrong way, behind shaytan and his followers. This makes them sad. Other things, no, nothing for themselves.

So they are not like what they, these mushriks say, no! Because they are not even wanting anything for themselves. Only for dua, they are making dua for Muslimeen, nation of Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam). And how these people these days making bad advising and cheating people. “Who cheats us they are not from us,” said Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam). So these people, they are cheating people and you cannot take advise from books or from these people who don’t have roots. Only they come like mushroom and they will go again.

So be very careful, these days this poison is around the world. Shaytan and his followers are trying to destroy the right way of Islam. Alhamdulillah, Allah is with us. We are not afraid because He Is Malik al-Mulk! He is the Owner of this whole universe. Nothing can be done without Him. Alhamdulillah, we are happy we are with Him, not against Him, not with shaytan. And we are advising our people who are away from this road to come to find a real murshid / guide, to keep away from shaytan and his followers and to save themselves for Akhira, for eternal life.

This life it is either, whatever happens it will be only short period and after, the real life, is forever. We will be insha’Allah, happy. Insha’Allah with Prophet (sallAllahu alaihi wa sallam), with Awliya’Allah, with beloved people for Allah in Jannah and with others insha’Allah.

Wa min Allahi t-Tawfiq Al Fatiha.