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Understanding Ahsani Taqweem, Perfect Creation

Sultan al-Awliya

Mawlana Shaykh Nazim al-Haqqani

30 January 2010 Lefke, Cyprus

As-salaamu `alaykum. Madad yaa RijaalAllah (Mawlana stands.) La ilaaha illa-Llah, la ilaaha illa-Llah, la ilaaha illa-Llah Sayyidina Muhammad habeebuhu wa rasooluh (saw). Madad yaa RijaalAllah. And we are giving our salute to our Grandshaykh (q), who is in charge for arranging everything on this world now. May Allah (sw) grant him much more glory and power and honor, which comes through the Seal of Prophets (pbuh). (Mawlana Shaykh sits.)

As-salaamu `alaykum! O our listeners, take care for being or to be present in this association. Don't look who is speaking, but look at who is making that one to address to all people. If you are thinking that it is wrong, you must look to yourself; something wrong must be with you. Here there is a mirror. If you are looking it and (looks in mirror) if making like this (sour face) like this, like ape, if you are looking, "Alhamdulillah, O my Lord, You created me on best model. I am thankful to You that You have created me!" Ahsani taqweem, "best fashion" mashaa-Allah, if we were created our mouths from here up to here, our nose from here up to here, our eyes like that and looking like this. He may create in a ugly model also. But He is saying:

لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ فِي أَحْسَنِ تَقْوِيمٍ

We created man on the best of forms. (95:4)

O Man! I created, on ahsani taqweem, no one can think better than your model.

May say, "O Shaykh, you may say this, because people now are running too much. I am suggesting that the 21st century people are so running (busy), that two legs is not enough for them! Therefore, I am suggesting the Creator gives four legs to the people living in the 21st century!"

How it can be, O Salafi `ulamas? What is your opinion of ahsani taqweem? Can you think of a better model than what the Lord of Heavens created for ourselves? Man has been granted some qualities that it is suitable just for them. Every organ of Man is the best model and most suitable everything in our bodies. What are you saying, O Salafi `ulamas? What do you think? Do you think that the Lord of Heavens created Man and giving beard to men to be handsome or to make them ugly? What is your opinion of that point? Hah, you are saying that is okay for men to have beards? What about for those people whom they are playing with their beards, shaving from here up to here and making such a strange model?

O Salafi ''ulamas, you Salafi ''ulamas, they are playing, or they are keeping a model in front of them and saying to the barber, “You must take from here up to here." What is that foolishness and encouragement from you? To all people who are making `amar bi 'l-ma`roof, wa 'n-nahi `ani 'l-munkar, why you are not saying, "Leave it, it is haraam." At least you must remind them, because you have been chosen for reminding people when they are making something wrong, to correct it. "Command righteousness and prevent what is forbidden." All Saudi country people, very few ones they are keeping their original beard; they are playing and following fashion and there is no fashion in Islam! You are following Holy Qur’an? You are understanding when it says:

لَقَدْ كَانَ لَكُمْ فِي رَسُولِ اللَّهِ أُسْوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌ

laqad kaana lakum fee Rasoolullahi uswatan hasanaat

Ye have indeed in the Messenger of Allah a beautiful pattern (of conduct) (33:21)

And in Prophet is your good example." Why are you not reminding people?

Allah (swt) is saying " I created Man with complete beard. Why are they playing with their beards? Do you think I created your model wrong way, and I am Ahsanul Khaliqeen, "the Best Creator"? Everything I am doing is just 100% perfect." Why you are not saying? You are not looking?"

“Yes we are looking and saying, a little bit from here also and make like this. And our ladies are not happy because our moustache are like needles on their faces. Barber make like this, make very, very soft."

We are speaking on the roots of Shari'ah and you are responsible! Allah (swt) make ahsani taqweem! Why you are playing with your beards? Leave those people that are playing with their beards and moustaches! They are regretting, saying, “Why our faces not made like ladies faces?” You are on lowest level, Allah (swt) created Man and He created Man as men! His creation is a special model for man and a special model for ladies. Ladies trying to be like men, and men trying to be like women. That is haraam, why not saying? You never looking to mirror? "I bought a mirror, but it is cheap." Doesn't matter, you may buy an expensive one. I heard that some rich ladies are making private rooms and their homes all around is covered with mirrors, because they are coming and looking like this, (Mawlana stands, preening) looking because how she is here or there, with so many mirrors making her big or small!

So many people, and their man coming looking and saying, "What is this? Bringing such a mirrors making me like a bull or like a camel? Here, take this."

"What you are saying? I am the commander here! Don't come in when I am here!" (Mawlana Shaykh sits.)

No one, men or women, no one now going to be happy with their forms that their Former giving to them. "O Shaykh! You are not knowing that so many ladies making their noses to be like nose of falcon. We must make our noses a little bit to be like that because European ladies' noses are very beautiful. We must go to make that operation, plastic surgery. And if it is going to be more ugly, they may use a plastic nose, putting there, and it is so beautiful!"

O People, I am not making theater here. I have been ordered to remind you what is Right Way and what is wrong. I am shouting because Salafi ''ulamas they are always attacking, “Why making dhikr, why making salawaat, why making tawbah, why keeping tasbeeh?” Their importance is only that, nothing else that is important. And they are looking, seeing thousands and thousands of young men and women fighting the Creator (asking), "Why did You create me like this? I am too short one.” (Points to someone.) Look, that one is like a camel. (Laughter)

O People! Don't fight. Don't fight against your Creator. Huwa, He is the Creator and creating everyone in a different model. You can't find two people to be the same. Allah Allmighty is saying to His beloved one, wa dhakkir, remind, "O My beloved one, declare My heavenly order to My servants that they must keep on the Right Way. What I am giving to them, they must be thankful, alhamdulillah. They are not created as a donkey, not created as cows, not created as a giraffe, not created like a fox, and not created like pigs." It is very important. Are you understanding? From where do we come here? We say, a`oodhu billahi min ash-Shaytaani 'r-rajeem. Bismillahi 'r-Rahmaani 'r-Raheem. O our Lord, protect us not to harm Your creatures.

I am ashaming that whole creatures they are trying to change their lookings, their models and saying, "This model we don't like, we must be like this," and Allah Almighty is reminding people, wala yughayarunna khalqa Allah. Sometimes I am speaking Arabic from the Holy Qur'an:

فَلَيُغَيِّرُنَّ خَلْقَ اللّهِ

fa layughayyiroon khalq Allah.

They will change Allah's Creation. (4:119)

Shaytan was swearing that, "Oh, I have been sent away. I am thrown away from Mankind, but I will try to do everything as I can do to take them away from keeping the holy orders of their Lord." Heh? Why are you not saying this ayatul kareemah that Shaytan is swearing that, "I am running after them to make them against every order that You are ordering to them.”

You created Man with beards, and through heavenly knowledge that reaching to holy ones just I heard that there is a level on heavens, a level there, there is angels and they are in tasbeehaat, glorification, that is to say, "yusabihoollah illee zayana arrijal bi 'l-laha wa 'n-nisaa bi 'sh-sha`r," Allah Almighty is giving Mankind, men and women, a beauty through their beards, and angels are so happy that Allah Almighty granted those deputies to be their outlooking in perfection. yusabihoollah illee zayana arrijal bi 'l-laha wa 'n-nisaa bi 'sh-sha`r."

Man, if no beard, no mustache, how ugly their face will be. And women, if they have beards, how ugly they will be. But Allah Almighty is granting men, and they are goodlooking, perfect appearance with their layha, with their beards. And angels saying tasbeeh on it, and another group of angels saying, "Allah praising who decorates men with beards and women with hair.” Jiwarib, these long hairs. And angels making tasbeeh on that man. Allah Almighty making men to look so handsome with their beard, and giving a beauty for women with their hairs. Why are you not reminding them? Allah will ask you. Your importance is only for Jumu`ah salaat, saying, "Why are they making tasbeeh? Why are they making as-salaatu salaam after adhan? How are they doing this and that?" I am reminding also that you must correct your ways. You must teach people what the Holy Prophet (s) was saying. The best model through whole Creation just granted to Man and the most perfection is for men with their beards and for women with their hairs.

O People! May Allah forgive us, forgive us. The time is coming shorter and the Day of Resurrection is approaching. Today we are living, tomorrow or after tomorrow or after a year or after years we are leaving this life and going to the Divine Presence. Beware of Shaytan and beware of shaytanic ideas.

Now whole people are living, and men trying to look like women, and women trying to be or to look as a man. That is wrong. Man is man and woman is woman. And their creation, their models are the best models that no one can suggest that if men now are so busy, they can't reach with two legs, must reach with four legs. You will be like a donkey. What is that? But a no-mind person says, “I am suggesting to 21st century people that they are saying their creation is not enough with two legs, they will have four legs. And they are asking to use two hands but it is not enough for them, must be at least three hands. For example, three phone calls coming and they are making like this (holds up to ears). And two ears are not enough, must be three ears to hear. I am suggesting." And another saying, "I think that one mouth is not enough because people are trying to eat too much, as much as possible, so I am suggesting to 21st century people to have two mouths." And I am ashamed to say how much for other organs they are asking, some organs they like to have forty.

Salafi 'ulama, am I wrong? If so, say I'm wrong. If true, say I'm true, and follow true ones. Say who is true ones in our day that you are following! Show me a true one and I will follow that one. No, you can't say.

May Allah forgives us. So wrong things people fighting are with their Creator. No one is going to be happy with what their Lord just granted to them. Always they are complaining but not thanking, and Allah Almighty never likes His servant to make a complaining. The Lord of Heavens asks that His servants always be thankful, to give thanks to their Creator. If he is are given one piece of sugar he says, "Thank you, Shaykh." For Allah Almighty, if you are going to add for thanks:

وَإِن تَعُدُّواْ نِعْمَتَ اللّهِ لاَ تُحْصُوهَا

wa in ta`uddoo ni`matallah laa tuhsoohaa.

But if ye count the favours of Allah, never will ye be able to number them. (14:34)

No competing for other competitor. Who is saying, "Yaa Rabbee laka 'l-hamd wa 'sh-shukr." Day and night, no one is saying, but if you are giving one bonbon, he is saying, "Thank you sir, thank you sir." Very fashionable ladies are always saying, “Thank you, thank you, thank you.” And for every occasion, one man may say, “Thank you” to each other but I am not hearing people say, “Oh, thanks our Lord, thanks to You. Millions, billions thanks to You, O our Lord.” People are making millions and billions of dollars but not saying, "Thanks to You, O our Lord." They are saying to each other millions of time, “Thank you, thank you, thank you," and "I was thinking of smoking, but my packet just finished, and you reached to me, thank you, O thank you my brother.”

O Salafi 'ulamas, I was knowing my English when I was younger, but now I am forgetting; for one word I am using ten words. But you are understanding so slowly saying, "What did you, O Shaykh?" I am saying if a person has a donkey, you are saying, "How giving rest to his donkey? What is a donkey?"

"It is donkey, us."


"Yes, us, small donkey. Donkey like you, big donkey!"

May Allah forgives us. Anyone sleeping? No one is sleeping. If sleeping when you are listening, I will pray against you not to sleep tonight, all night!

May Allah forgives us, `afwak, forgive us, O our Lord.

Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, SubhaanAllah.

Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Sultaan Allah.

Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Sultaan Allah.

Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, `Azeez Allah.

Forgive us, O our Lord, and bless us. I am smelling the blessings coming here, therefore, I am saying...

Dome dome dome dome

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Dome dome dome dome

Dome dome dome dome

Dome dome dome dome

Dome dome dome dome

Dome dome dome dome


(47 minutes) Enough, nust be, I am adding "dome dome" also!


(Mawlana shaykh speaks with Hajjah Naziha on the phone.)