17 June 2010 | Lefke, Cyprus
Dastoor yaa Sayyidee, Mawlana. (Mawlana Shaykh stands)
Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Subhaan Allah
Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Subhaan Allah
Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, `Azeez Allah
Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Sultaan Allah
Zid habbeebak wa baarik yaa Rabbana `izzan wa sharafan nooran wa surooran, sultaanan wa ridwaana min al-azali ila 'l-abad! O our Lord! Give us Your blessings and forgive us, for the honor of your most beloved one, Sayyidina Muhammad (s)! (Mawlana Shaykh sits)
O our Attenders! As-salaamu `alaykum. Give some time for attending and hearing, even if you are only able to attend for a few minutes or seconds. To be in such a meeting is much more valuable than to have all the treasures of this life, because all the treasures of this life are not for you; you are leaving them when you go. But the seconds that you give for attending for the honor of the beloved one, the Seal of Prophets (s), are for you! You can't lose them; they are for you while all others are rubbish. But subhaanAllah, even if you attend for seconds, what you give for Sayyidina Muhammad (s) you will keep! But people are running after rubbish, while over here is a heap of treasures! How we are leaving them and running after rubbish? There must be something wrong. SubhaanAllah, tawbah yaa Rabbee!
As-salaamu `alaykum yaa Sultan al-Awliya! Who is responsible for everything on this planet and also fully authorized for destroying shaytanic trips and traps, Qutb al-Mutasarrif. And we have also our heavenly teacher and we give our salutes to him too. SubhaanAllah, all glory is for Allah Almighty. And we say, A`oodhoo billahi min ash-Shaytani ‘r rajeem. Bismillahi 'r-Rahmaani 'r-Raheem. It is a heavenly show on this planet, but people think that there is only one world and no more.
SubhaanAllah, Shaykh Hisham Effendi! We have been granted such understanding, power and honor that we are able to think or imagine that beyond this world are countless universes. This that we are in is one universe; behind this universe, Allah (swt) knows. And in front of this universe no one knows, only the Creator, Allah Almighty. And as much as we can use our imagination to improve our understanding, we will go up in heavenly levels, because as long as we are imprisoned in this shape, this form, we are not going to understand that physically we can't reach anything. We are only thinking, what is there beyond this dunya? At night time in these same skies, countless lights or galaxies or mawjudaat, Creations, come into existence. The creation is only for Allah Almighty (swt)! (Mawlana Shaykh stands and sits)
هَلْ مِنْ خَالِقٍ غَيْرُ اللَّهِ
Hal min khaaliqin ghayrullah?
Is there a Creator other than Allah? (al-Fatir, 35:3)
أَإِلَهٌ مَّعَ اللَّهِ A’ ilaahun ma`a Allah? (Can there be another) god besides Allah. (an-Naml, 27:60)
All beings belong to Allah, and Creation is a divine attribute no one can understand. No one! But now so many ignorant ones say, “This one created that one, and that one was created by that one.” It is so safeeh, how can you say this? You are between two breaths; you are so weak! Allah Almighty created Man in need of breathing (oxygen). He could have created Man without the need of eating and drinking, but He created Man weak so that he would understand that in every second he is in need of his Creator’s support; if there was no support he would fall down, lifeless. Allahu Akbar!!
“Creation” is too small a word to describe The Creator, of Creation and creatures. Hal min khaaliqin ghayrullah? Is there a Creator other than Allah? No one! And for what did He create? If you are thinking about this planet, it is only one, like an atom. For which purpose was this created? When was it created? Where was it created? For what was it created? To whom was it granted? For what was it granted? Atom. Atom. Atom, for what was it created?
رَبَّنَا مَا خَلَقْتَ هَذا بَاطِلاً
Rabbana maa khalaqta haadhaa baatila.
O our Lord! You have not created this in vain! (Ali-Imraan, 3:191)
Nothing can be in existence without a purpose; it must be so. And He (swt) may put this whole world inside an atom!
وَمَا ذَلِكَ عَلَى اللَّهِ بِعَزِيزٍ
wa ma dhaalika `ala ‘Llahi bi `azeez.
Nor is that a great matter for Allah! (al-Ibraheem, 14:20).
He (swt) may put this world in an atom and make the atom move as a camel moves with its loads. He may do this!!
وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ
Wa huwa `ala kulli shay'in qadeer
And he has power over all things. (al-Maa’ida, 5:120)
`Azeezullah. We are losing our most precious grant from heavens to our physical being. We are losing it, we are wasting it, and we must take caution about our creation and about Who created us. But we are playing and not looking at such a reality and to know the reality gives you honor, and honor gives you power, and power takes you up, and when you are taken up, you are reaching and approaching the Divine Curtains! SubhaanAllah.
But people are cheated by Shaytan, and Shaytan also, Rabbana maa khalaqta haadhaa baatila, “was not created for nothing.” It has some heavenly purpose; to make people go up. You have a plane and everything is okay, but if you are not putting fuel in it, it can't move. But the most important point is that we must learn how we can use Shaytan and shaytanic ideas to our benefit. The plane is not the main target, it is only for taking people from one destination to another.
Shaytan also has a purpose. Nothing was ever created without a purpose, without wisdom. But people are not thinking about that. They are coming on the Earth, staying at the first level, and they can’t improve. Therefore, Allah Almighty sent prophets to make clear to us why we have been created. The main purpose, yukallimoon Allah, “Allah is telling us,” is that everything helps honored creatures to be deputies of the Lord of Heavens. Everything must support and must give their last powers to carry them from one level to another.
The creatures of the first level are not at the other level, and we may go to the second station according to our understanding. According to our capacity, it has been said that there are seven heavens. But what is there beyond the seven heavens? Sayyidina Gabriel (a) stopped there, saying, "I am only up to here; beyond this I can't move. I am not authorized to pass beyond here." Who was authorized to pass that level and go up? Only one, the Seal of Prophets, Sayyidina Muhammad (s)! (Mawlana Shaykh stands and sits). We are speaking such things, but we are not able to make this action; it is impossible now. If you are not connected with a heavenly one you can't move, and it is pity for Men to lose their one chance in Eternity to improve! SubhaanAllah.
There are countless universes because the divine attributes are impossible to be known; we know only that Creation is from pre-Eternal up to Eternal. But:
كُلُّ حِزْبٍ بِمَا لَدَيْهِمْ فَرِحُونَ
kullu hizbin bima ladayhim farihoon,
each party rejoices in that which is with itself. (al-Muminoon, 23:53)
Through their creation, every Creation has been granted something to be happy about. And وَلِكُلٍّ دَرَجَاتٌ wa li kullun darajaat, To all are degrees (or ranks) according to their deeds: (6:132) for everyone has its stage/level, and Allah Almighty is not leaving everyone on the same level, no. Creation is an ocean that no one can imagine! Therefore, we are saying Allahu akbaru ’l-akbar!
This makes a servant speak; it is to make people keep their adab with their Lord, their Creator, so that when they ask هَلْ مِن مَّزِيدٍ hal min mazeed, “Are there any more” (Qaf, 50:30) “Are there any more blessings, O our Lord? then Allah (swt) replies, وَلَدَيْنَا مَزِيدٌ wa ladayna mazeed, “and more besides in Our Presence.” (Qaf, 50:35) “And we have much more!” Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar!
O Creation! Don’t think dunya just began yesterday and finishes tomorrow, with nothing remaining. Within His Territories and Majestic Dominions, Allahu akbar, we are only a spot, but He Almighty is granting. He likes to grant, and He will be angry with those who are not asking from their Lord's grants! That is making trouble on Earth now, because people forget to ask for heavenly grants. If they are asking for heavenly grants, they may reach them in a second or less. But because they are forgetting to ask for their Lord's heavenly grants, instead asking for this or that, now we are in the worst situation, from the beginning of life on this planet up to today!
People want to eat and kill each other and destroy Mankind, and that is not humanity! Even when a tiger hunts, it goes away and does not destroy. But now Man is under levels of darkness and if he wants to save himself and reach a happy life here and Hereafter, he must ask for a heavenly grant from his Creator.
May Allah give us some understanding; if they have no understanding, they should be crushed! Allah Almighty is sending azh-zhaalim wa ’l-mazhloom, one oppressor over another. May Allah Almighty send someone to wake us up for something!
O our Attenders! O Salafi `ulamas! Come and listen, and if I am saying anything wrong, say, “It is wrong!” If it is true, then you must declare that this speech that is happening every day is true! It is suitable and translating reality for people to understand.
O `ulamas, doctors of Shari'ah,Azhar `ulamas and other `ulamas who are so happy to graduate with their certificates, we are not asking for this. We are asking you to make clear the ways of people. Rasoolullah, the Seal of Prophets (s), said,
لأن يهدي الله بك رجل واحد خير لك من الدنيا وما فيها
Li an yahdee Allah bika rajulan waahidan khayran laka min ad-dunya wa ma feeha, “If Allah guides a man through you, it is better than the whole world and what is in it.”
Is this a hadith or not? You must correct everyone's thinking because people now are changing their thinking from haqq to baatil! What is your mission? Your mission is to correct! Take one (hadith) and it is enough for you to reach this whole world and what is in it of treasures. Say!
They are making me address all nations from east to west. If it is wrong, say! If it is correct, I am asking my rights from the Divine Presence to say that you are not giving me your support! I am catching you, bringing you in the Divine Presence, (demanding that you) say, “That servant is saying something not good; it is against Shari’ah!” (If you do that), it will be against the declaration of 124,000 prophets. (I dare you to) say it! Which one of 124,000 prophets would say these speeches we are addressing to people are wrong??!
Correct your steps! Your steps are not on the Right Path. Correct your steps and Allah Almighty will correct your hearts until they are in the right direction. Make your hearts to look, to see, to feel that Allah Almighty is with you. I say this, but sometimes, they are making me be angry and to shout, but it is not for me, it is against my ego. All of you must also make jihaad against your egos, then heavenly support will come to you, and then you will not fear from the dirty powers of Shaytan and its representatives. Shaytan has power, but its power is the dirtiest. You can save yourself from the dirtiness of shaytanic guidance. Tawbah, yaa Rabbee!
O People! As-salaamu `alaykum.
فَمَا سَأَلْتُكُم مِّنْ أَجْرٍ إِنْ أَجْرِيَ إِلاَّ عَلَى اللّهِ
fa maa as'alakum `alayhi min ajrin, inn ajri illa `ala Allah.
I am not asking a fee for it, truly my fee is with Allah. (al-Anbiya, 10:72)
All prophets were saying, “O People! We are not coming to ask for something from you. Our Lord is granting everything and we are not asking anything from you.” You may have abaaru ‘l-naft (barrels of oil), but fear Allah if you are not giving rights to poor people! What wealth comes in one week to America? They are saying 25 billion dollars in one week, and now they lost it [from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico] because they are not giving according to the rights of Allah (swt), so He slapped that disaster on them!
O shaykhs, kings, presidents who have hundreds of oil wells! Fear Allah! One day there may come on you a fire, burning everything and burning you. Give now, because needy people are countless!!! Why are you not giving money? Allah Almighty never fears from shaykhs, and He is asking, “Why you are not giving? I gave to you that you may give to others!” I hear oil wells are going down, not up, but daily what you give only for your enjoyment--for your children, your family, your friends--is more than enough for those in the most difficult positions!
As-salaamu `alaykum! What came today, what they made me say is for the honor of Mawlana Shaykh Hisham, because he is a professor! New news, a heavenly warning. Also, for a week there has been flooding in France.
Last night one of our masters said to me, “O Shaykh, do you know why that flood has come on the French people?"
I said, “You know, my Master, I don’t know.”
He said, “Because ten or seven days ago, the French government declared a new law preventing Muslim ladies to cover their faces. Therefore, punishment is coming on them.”
“That is My Order,” says Allah Almighty, “That is not your order. In one day, I could turn everything into an ocean!”
Making a law to prevent ladies from covering their faces! (see footnote) O Salafi `ulamas! Why you are not saying, “O Kings! How can you prescribe for ladies, but not in the name of Islam?” That is important, the veil. Their president has ordered this. That one in a short time is coming down. He is Allah (swt)! May our Lord forgive us. (Mawlana Shaykh stands and sits)
I am angry with Salafi `ulamas! Why you are not saying anything to the French government? Say that they are going over their limits! Is any Muslim government sending a warning, “If you are doing this, we are cutting everything from you!” Why ynot? And you are saying, “Every day, Shaykh is shouting.” Yes, I am and the Lord is ordering me! May Allah forgive us. Those same people question everything, “Why wearing a jubbah? Why wearing a turban?” They are enemies of the turban, which is the crown of the Arabs (Muslims)! They must keep their tongues and say it is haqq!
(Note: May 20 1010, PARIS -- The French government decided Wednesday to impose a $185 fine on women who wear a full-face Islamic veil in public.)