27 January 2011 Lefke, Cyprus
(Translated from Turkish)
The Prophet (s) said that in the Last Days, people will find safety on mountain-tops. Let them receive their provisions as they wander behind their flocks. Safety is on the mountains! You can no longer live in cities. How many times have I said this: move to the countryside; don’t leave the village for the city, because the city’s strike will be strong and many people will disappear; many of them will lose their lives, their children and their possessions.
We are saying this, however people are still piling up in the cities. And when they crowd the cities, theft, shamelessness, aggression, atheism, unbelief, dirtiness, and everything clashing with humanity would arise in those countries. People would perish behind it; it would affect both the sinful and the sinless--everyone coming in front of it.
That is why, how many times have I said: leave big cities behind before something happens to you! But to whom shall we say this? This means, there is something that will befall everyone--there is something.
The Prophet (s) said that the one who doesn’t accept or listen to advice, his end will be in regret. He will feel regret, but it will be too late. The Prophet (s) is advising us by saying, “Don’t leave the countryside; don’t flow from villages to the cities.” Places that are crowded have lots of incidents in them; every kind of immorality and even murder takes place. There is nothing you can gain by moving to the cities.
Find a bit of food in your village and try to manage; breathe in the clean air and spend your time in worship. The dirt of villages cannot be likened to that of the cities. Cities have become really dirty; that is why the arrows of Divine Revenge fell upon them. That is why you are seeing masses of people standing up (in protest). Why have people gathered around in those countries? They came leaving their homelands: Cairo, Tunisia, Algeria, Sudan, Philistine, Iraq, Turkey. They’re all in a mess! Why? Because they’re not listening to the words of the Prophet (s), they’re not accepting the advice of Allah (swt), and they are following Shaytan by flowing to the cities. Now they will suffer, because there is an old saying: “The one who rejects advice will bite his finger (in regret) and all 10 fingers will ache.”
Pay attention! Say this, but to whom? Something will befall you. Amaan yaa Rabbee. Don’t make us from those who have gone astray from the right path. If our foot is not on the Straight Path, (at least) let us crawl along it. And if we can’t even do that, then let us turn towards it. Tawbah yaa Rabbee, tawbah yaa Rabbee.
Send us a savior who will save us, yaa Rabbee. You are the Owner of Power.
When you load 1000 kg in a ship which can only take 100 kg, it would sink right away. Let’s say the capacity of a city is 40,000 or 50,000. If it exceeds that, the city would sink. Cities have no sense of limitation. Millions of people have piled up there; they don’t have minds or there aren’t any who can guide them.
The leaders! Ne halleri varsa gorsunler! They will say,“Whether they stay in the countryside or come to Cairo, whether they turn Cairo upside down, all that matters is how we are living happily in our palace. If they don’t like it, then they shouldn’t come to Cairo. Did we invite them here? They left their places and came. Now let them suffer!” Amaan yaa Rabbee. Tawbah astaghfirullah!
Amaan yaa Rabbee. That will be enough.
The Prophet (s) said, “In the Last Days, people will be like uncontrollable animals attacking left and right, wherever it may be.” Now the situation they are in does not befit Islam. Some of them deserve it and some of them didn’t--they will go.