17 December 2009 Lefke, Cyprus
(Mawlana Shaykh stands.)
Yaa Rabbee, anta Rabbee, anta Hasbee. Dastoor yaa Sayyidee. For the honor of this holy night, say, la ilaaha illa-Llah, la ilaaha illa-Llah, la ilaaha illa-Llah, Muhammad Rasoolullah `alayhi salaatullah `alayhi salaamullah, `alayhi ikraamullah. As-salaamu `alayka Ya Sayyidina, Ya Qutb, pole of this planet. As-salaamu `alayka wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh. (Mawlana Shaykh sits.)
May Allah forgive us and blesses you for the honor of this holy night. It is a very holy night, the beginning of the new year 1431. We are asking for this year to be a holy year for the benefit of the whole creation. We are saying according holy command of the Lord of Heavens, a`oodhu billahi min ash-Shaytani ‘r-rajeem. That is our protection from Shaytan, his tricks and traps, so that we do not fall through sewage channels of this dirty life.
O People! As-salaamu `alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. The Lord of Heavens is ordering His most beloved one, Sayyidina Muhammad (s):
لَا نُرِيدُ مِنكُمْ جَزَاء وَلَا شُكُورًا
laa nureedu minkum jaza’an wa laa shukoora.
(Saying), We feed you for the sake of Allah alone: no reward do we desire from you, nor thanks. (76:9)
Madad. O People! Come and listen. Come and listen to what is coming or which thing is coming on people through the coming days and the new year. There are coming new appearances through this year. We are asking humbly to be granted from our Lord, by the honor of His most honored one, `amu ibtihaaj suroor, that this year is for benefit, for honor and gives much more satisfaction and carries us from bad situations to good situations.
O People! Say, Bismillahi ‘r-Rahmaani ‘r-Raheem. You can find your ways. Don’t forget to say, Bismillahi ‘r-Rahmaani ‘r-Raheem.
,نَسُواْ اللّهَ فَنَسِيَهُمْ
They forgot Allah, so they were forgotten. (9:67)
O our Salafi `ulama, do you think that you are saying this holy verse to your people or to everyone through the east and the west? Why do people just fall into worst positions? What is the reason? The Holy Qur’an is explaining and opening meanings to whole servants. That is a heavenly message. When something is coming on people to make them unhappy, they must know what the reason is; la tansooha (do not forget basmalah) nasoollaha wa naseeyahum, "They forgot Allah and He forgot them." That is the reason. Why are you not saying this?
O Salafi `ulama! You must announce, you must declare that point! That is very important. Every badness or every cursing comes on people for the main reason that they are forgetting their Creator, the Lord of Heavens. When they are forgetting, then cursing coming. If anyone is living with Allah, then:
لاَ خَوْفٌ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلاَ هُمْ يَحْزَنُونَ
laa khawfun `alayhim wa laa hum yahzanoon
On them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve. (10: 62)
O People! Come and listen. If you are not coming and listening, heavenly whip is coming on your heads, and more and more troubles are on the way. When one is finishing, another is coming. Last year there was an economic crisis, yes? Tazalzalati ‘d-dunya, sanatu ‘l-maadeeyah waq`ooahum bi ‘l-azmaat iqtasaadiyyah. Ya `ulama ‘s-salaf, ishrah lee man laysa lughatahum al-`arabiyyah. (O Salafi `ulama, last year an economic crisis descended on the world, what was that, explain to me; who understands Arabic?) Explain to whole people, what is the reason that they are falling through that economical crisis? That is written in Holy Qur’an? Don’t say, “It is not in the Holy Qur’an,” and Allah Almighty saying, wa maa farratna fi ‘l-kitaabi min shayyin, “Nothing have We omitted from the book.” (6:38). This is Arabic or Turkish language? Why are you not saying? They are saying, “We are Salafi `ulama!” Then say, “What we said, Aamantu Billah.”
Qur’an `azheemu ‘sh-shaan, in Holy Qur’an you can find an answer for every kind of crisis. If you are asking to get out from crisis, you may say, “Holy Qur’an, what is it saying?” Wa maa farratna fi ‘l-kitaabi min shayyin. I am asking something and you understand something else, mashaa-Allah masriyoon, and is never understanding Arabic. I am saying, what is the reason that they are falling in crisis and what is the way to save themselves from crisis? Say! Say! I am an old one, must look and listen. I am knowing nothing, but something is coming through my heart. What is the way for saving states from crisis? Say what is ayatu ‘l-kareema. What is coming to my heart. Before I said:
مَّا فَرَّطْنَا فِي الكِتَابِ مِن شَيْءٍ
maa farratna fi ‘l-kitaabi min shay.
Everything you ask for, you can find through the Holy Qur’an. (6:38)
But letters, big letters, then under it, you may understand. What is the reason? Say!
You here are also Arabs. No one is knowing. What is coming to my heart? Who is asking to be saved from crisis? Means that harming people zhaahiran wa baatinan, from out-looking and through their inner lives, destroying them. Crisis is destroying Mankind inwardly and outwardly. Inwardly they are going to be in such a position that they are never going to be happy through their lives, and they are asking to change themselves. Therefore, drinking, drinking, drinking, vodka, whiskey, and champagne. Drinking for what? To change themselves, to take themselves out of miseries. But it is not a real way for saving yourself or for saving whole nations from crisis.
Allah Almighty is giving an answer. When you are falling in such a position that you aren’t able to take it away, what is the way? They are making me say:
نَسُواْ اللّهَ فَنَسِيَهُمْ
They forgot Allah, so they were forgotten. (9:67)
That is the reason for crises. What do you think? One year ago, there was nothing in existence. Suddenly, whole TV centers and radio broadcasts and whole magazine and newspapers saying that a heavy crisis just happened, a big crash. We never thought this would happen. They are asking, “How did this happen?” I am asking, under which One are you living on Earth? Do you know that happened through His holy orders? A crash, opened, cracked, and people falling down. They were never expecting this before. They are so happy. What are they saying? The US announcing through east and west that it just happened, suddenly a crash or crack through economy and everything falling. What we can do now? I was surprised and saying, what happened? The US was saying $700 billion. That is the reason for the crisis. I am saying $700 billion, with our Salafi `ulama. They know so many hundreds of people, only one of them has trillions and trillions of dollars. What happened? The US was claiming, “We are leaders of the whole world.” You are the leaders of whole world, and you are falling down with $700 billion?
I may say now, hundreds of people who are rich, their richness is reaching to trillion dollars or even trillion coins, but it is a secret and the government is saying, “What are we going to do?” What are you going to do? Close doors as a merchant who is going to be bankrupt. Why are you standing there as, “yoU asS”. If you are unable to save people from that crisis, is really a small crisis? But the whole dunya is shaking from east to west and from north to south. For what? $700 billion.
Ya Hu! This big world, 7 billion people. If you are taking one dollar from them, it is going to be 7 billion. If 10, it is going to be 70 billion. If you are taking 100, it is going to be 700 billion. It is too much for a person to give 100 dollars? But the Lord of Heavens teaching people to come to Right Path, because they are going out of the limits they have been granted. One crisis; if another crisis is coming, that means whole world must fall down and say, “Ehhh, We are finished!” Finished? What is that? But the Lord of Heavens asking to teach them, to make them understand that the whole worlds, tasarruf, organizing is not through your hands but in the hands of heavenly ones.
They are still crying over that azmatu ‘l-iqtasaadiyah, economic crisis. If a second one hitting, “Ohhh, finished.” What is the way for saving yourself? That economic crisis is reaching everyone’s doors and knowing, we arrived to you also--poor ones, rich ones, kings, presidents--all of them trembling! That is a heavenly warning.
O People! Keep your good manners, and see what the Lord of Creation created. Why do you think He created you, for collecting money, for collecting land and countries? Did the Lord of Heavens bring you to life for this reason? There is no value in this whole world. No value through Allah Almighty’s Presence. Now they are looking if another crisis coming. They are going to pass away. They are saying, “If a second one hitting, we are going to finish. All of us will fall down.” And may come a third one.
Which thing may save you? Say, Salafi ulama, what is the way for saving people? What is the Holy Qur’an saying? Say to me! Hah! I am asking here. So many people they are not answering. What coming to me I shall say to you because Allah Almighty saying: maa farratna fi ‘l-kitabi min shay (nothing have We omitted from the book. 6:38) For everything, li kulli da’ain dawaa, for every illness, there is a medicine. For every problem there is a solution. Allah Almighty never leaving people. If giving some troubles for them, for some illnesses, there must be a cure. The Holy Qur’an is saying maa farratna fi ‘l-kitaabi min shay, for everything. But you are not looking at what the Holy Qur’an is saying.
O I am looking kullu naas fee aydihim yatloo quran `azheem yatloo, yatloo every nass (religious text) through their hands Qur’an `azheem. I am asking, what you are understanding, O Arabs? Are you understanding anything? How many times do you make khatm, 1000 times and more? What have you learned? Your language is Arabic. What you learned for example, from this economic crisis? What is the Holy Qur’an saying about saving anyone?
O my listeners, does anyone know here? I am not playing here and I am not speaking on behalf my ego. My ego is ashes, finished. There is no hope for me after this age to be a sultan or a shaykh ul-Islam. Such people are very proud with their imitated titles. No, I am a very, very, very simple `abd, servant. (Salafi `ulama,)You are not accepting to say, “We are servants.” I have never heard from such muftis or sultans to say, “We are our Lord’s servants.” They think that if they are saying this, their honor will come down. But Allah Almighty, man tawadda`a lillah rafa`ahullah, “Whoever humbles himself before Allah, Allah raises up.” But you Ahlu’l-Hijaz wa `ulama Salafu ‘s-Saliheen, you are not saying this in front of whole people. I have never heard any sultan or any rich one say, “O People! We are servants of our Lord and our ways are to make our Lord happy with us.” I am hearing this from no one!
But through 24 hours you are speaking 48 hours. For what is this speaking? Speaking, speaking for what? Why are you not saying, “We are servants of our Lord, and He is putting us on His treasures on this world to do what is best for humanity?” Why are you not saying this? Say! Now that answer is coming from our spiritual centers. It is coming. Who is ordering me to address you, they are now giving the way of saving people physically, economically or in any way that they are falling into troubles. They are falling into endless troubles and sinking through Misery Oceans. Allah Almighty is saying, bismillahi ‘r-Rahmaani ‘r-Raheem, hear and learn! Allah Almighty is saying, asta`idhu billah
وَمَن يَتَّقِ اللَّهَ يَجْعَل لَّهُ مَخْرَجًا
wa man yattaqillaaha yaj`al lahu makhraja,
And for those who fear Allah He (ever) prepares a way out. (65:2)
وَيَرْزُقْهُ مِنْ حَيْثُ لَا يَحْتَسِبُ
Wa yarzuqahu min haythu laa yahtasib.
And He provides for him from (sources) he never could imagine. (65:3)
Sadaqallahu al-`azheem wa kadhaba ‘l-kafireen wa kadhaba ‘ash-shayateen... “Allah told the Truth and the unbelievers and devils called it lies.” Anyone saying, “No?” Where is your taqwa? You are living through saraya (palaces), through qusoor (castles), tabnoon qusoor, skyscrapers. Prophet (s) was saying fifteen centuries ago, as the sign of the Last Day people should do yatasaabiqoon fi ‘l-bunyaan, wa antum `ulamaa as-salaf, ayyi `ulama kaan yaati jiwaaz li yukhrab atraaf baytullah wa tabni skylines, (competing in building building and you, O scholars of the Salafi, which scholars gave permission to destroy the outer areas of the House of Allah and to build skylines?)
Which one giving that fatwa? Your sultan, your king, your malik, which one is going to say? And you, yaa `ulama, you Salafi, which `ulama giving that fatwa to build that skyscraper in Mecca? Who is going to say? Where is your fatwa? Do you think that Rasulullah, when he was saying yatasaabiqoon fi ‘l-bunyaan that it is praising for them? Rasulullah (s) was happy? Or saying, “Why you are building these high buildings?” Are you not fearing that if Allah Almighty ordering one angel who keeping that area to make an earthquake, very simple, all your buildings coming down with their inside, with people also, to make them down? You are not fearing from Allah?!
Why are you not saying that is haraam? After two levels (stories), when a man is asking to build over two another floor, angels are saying, “O son of Adam, it is not enough for you?” Inna ardee waasiya`tun, “The bigness of this world, is it not enough for you to build?” And you are building more than 10, 15, 50, 90 floors? Why, are you going to be like Nimrod? Only Nimrod was building high buildings and saying, “I must get up as much as possible. I must go up to look and to see your Lord through angels.”
Up to where are you asking to reach, O Man? Are you asking to reach as Nimrod was building high, to look at what is up? Are you not ashamed? Are you not fearing from the warning of the Seal of Prophets (s)? You are leaving and saying there are groups for,
أْمُرْ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَانْهَ عَنِ الْمُنكَرِ
amar bi ‘l-ma`roof wa nahi`ani ‘l-munkar
Ordering what is right and forbidding what is wrong. (31:17)?
Why are you not saying? You are fearing from mulook, kings. Their lives are bayna nafasayn, “between two breathings” If Allah Almighty saying, “Enter,” their breath is entering. If never giving that, they are falling down dead. If anyone is breathing, asking for it to come, but if the Lord of Heavens not giving, then that one is falling. On which thing you are putting tawwakul, trust? To whom your title or your gold or your oil wells? Ha!! Alhamdulillah, I am only saying what is coming to my heart, warning people.
O People! Once at the beginning of this century, an earthquake just happened on the 15th of this month in China. Its power was 8.5 (on Richter Scale). It was falling on people and nearly one-million people passed away. Alaa tu’min yaa `ibaadAllah li rabbikum innahu qaadirun `ala kulli shay?Are you not believing, O servants of Allah, that your Lord is able to do all things?
إِنَّمَا أَمْرُهُ إِذَا أَرَادَ شَيْئًا أَنْ يَقُولَ لَهُ كُنْ فَيَكُونُ
Innamaa amruhu idha araada shayan an yaqoolu lahu kun fa yakoon.
Verily, when He intends a thing, His Command is, ‘be’, and it is! (36:82)
You are not believing. If you are not believing, one night may come a darba, a heavenly hammer, from above onto your building and to make it Earth. Are you not fearing? Fear! You may be sultan, you may be malik, you may be president, you may be this or that, but you can’t carry a certificate from heavens that nothing is harming you, no. Only Allah Almighty, if He is protecting, protection. If no one is protecting you, finished.
O People! I am not addressing only Muslims, but I am addressing to whole believers through their religions, people of Christianity or Judaism. They are understanding what the Lord of Heavens is making me address to you. Don’t think that my tongue is saying a wrong thing when I am sitting here. This is a heavenly warning, or anytime, at any moment you can be taken away.
Look what happened to the US in 1989 (Loma Prieta earthquake); in a second, thousands of people, under their buildings, went away. If the Lord of Heavens is asking to destroy the whole world He can destroy through, not minutes, or seconds, in even a third of time, He may take away from east to west and from north to south! Illa an ya`fa `an ahaadu ‘n-naas, those who will remain are only a handful people that Allah Almighty is protecting, sheltering them.
O People! This is a heavy warning and this is a very holy month that we are reaching, Muharramu ‘l-Haram 1431. Just the Day of Resurrection is approaching! Take yourself away from dunya and tawajjahu (turn your spiritual gaze) towards Allah Almighty if you are asking to be in safety here and Hereafter. If not, no one can save people who are not taking a lesson from a heavenly warning. I am asking forgiveness for me, for you, and for everyone. I hope you are not thinking this declaration is from myself; it is not. It is a heavenly declaration and must be suitable through the Holy Qur’an, the Bible, the Old Testament, the New Testament, and Psalms.
O our Lord! For the honor of Your best one, most holy one, most glorified servant, Sayyidina Muhammad (s), save ourselves send us someone from Your special servants to take ourselves from the wrong way to the Right Path!
May Allah forgive us, for the honor of the most beloved one. O our Lord, astaghfirullah.
Dome, dome, dome, dome.
Dome, dome, dome, dome,
Dome, dome, dome, dome.
The angels looking at who is hearing and who, out of them, leaving to hear such a declaration. Beware, O People! If something is coming as a punishment, who that is for? May Allah forgive us and save ourselves from the badness of our egos for the honor of the most honored one.
O People! Try to do your best. That is only what the Lord of Heavens is asking from you, from every kind of religious people whom they are claiming, “We are Christian, we are Jewish, we are Muslims,” the Lord of Heavens is looking to you. Whatever you are doing, say, “O our Lord, we are trying to do our best.” Then you will be saved here and Hereafter.
O Salafi `ulama! Don’t be angry with me, because anger harms you and it is never harming me. Look! Istaqim! Qul aamantu billah thumma ‘ staqim, “Stand up for truth! Say, ‘I put my trust in Allah, then stand forth for truth!’" This is the last advice for whole nations.