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Who Truly Is Salaf as-Saalih?

Sultan al-Awliya

Mawlana Shaykh Nazim al-Haqqani

22 March 2010 Lefke, Cyprus

(Mawlana Shaykh stands.) Dastoor yaa Rabbee, dastoor yaa Sayyidee. Madad yaa Rijaal Allah. Laa ilaaha illa-Llah, laa ilaaha illa-Llah, laa ilaaha illa-Llah, Sayyidina Muhammadan wa nabiyyina, zidhu yaa Rabbee,`izzan wa sharafan, nooran wa surooran ridwaana wa sultana. (Mawlana Shaykh sits.)

As-salaamu `alaykum, our listeners! We are looking, humble people, for who is attending to hear some heavenly news, or heavenly declarations, what Allah Almighty is sending to His prophets (a),humble ones, humble ones. Absolute Greatness is for our Creator, for Allah Almighty. (Mawlana Shaykh stands.) Yaa Rabb, O Lord, You are akbar! Yaa Rabbana, O my Lord, You are akbaru 'l-akbar! (Mawlana Shaykh sits.) We are the weakest servants asking for Your forgiveness. O our Lord, grant us much more understanding, O the Lord of Creation! There only One Lord. No one can be the Lord; all are His servants, His creatures. How are they asking for lordship? Lordship only is for One, who is creating and granting endlessly from His endless Grant Oceans. From those oceans, if the Lord of Creation is asking from an atom to give for everything in existence what they need, His order is only, "Do this!" and that smallest one in Creation may do.

Allahu 'l-Qaadiru 'l-Muqtadir, "Allah, the Most Powerful, the Most Competent." Allahu akbar! Allah, Allah! O our Lord, grant us an understanding. If He Almighty is ordering to be granted for everything, everything is just coming in existence. O our Lord! Forgive us and give us much more from Your Divinity, divinely glory for Your most accepted, most precious one, Sayyidina Muhammad (s), that an atom from Divinely Oceans, covering whole Creation. (Mawlana Shaykh stands and sits.) SubhaanAllah wa SultaanAllah!

O People! Don't be heedless! The Lord of Creation, He never likes heedless ones who are losing their ways, or they are losing hikmatu 'l-hijaat, real wisdom for Creation. No one can know it from beginning up to end. Now, O People! I am a weak servant and I think you are also weak ones. Whoever is claiming, "I am a powerful one," that is not true. Yes? SubhaanAllah! Absolute Glory is for our Lord, Allah Almighty.

We are saying, as-salaamu `alaykum, attenders. Give your, dikkat, attention. You must give your attention for understanding something from Divinity. Divinity is for the Lord of Creation, for the Lord of Creatures. No one can be there; that belongs to the Lord of Creation!. From the beginning up to the end, there is one Lord! And we are saying to you, O attenders, heavenly protection may be on you. Anyone that is escaping, not attending, and making some udhur, excuse, that one is losing, cannot be much more valuable for a person than he is sitting and looking at what heavenly breathing is coming on Earth from the heavens. (For that) he will find a refreshment in himself, making a person in Happiness Oceans, in Enjoyment Oceans, to be in Pleasure Oceans. To be! To be! To be, that our words can't reach what is coming from heavenly beings on us! Mankind is to blame for losing that chance they were granted, for an understanding from heavenly beings that no one knows where they begin and where they are ending! Yes. As-salaamu `alaykum to those who are coming and sitting and hearing and trying to understand and trying to give much more respect, the most high respect even for one word that belongs to the Lord of Heavens. Tooba lahum, endless good tidings!

O People! We may say, a`oodhu billahi min ash-Shaytaani 'r-rajeem. Only Shaytan is making people not to attend, not to listen, not to understand! inna 'sh-shaytaan lakum `aduwun mubeen.

O our Salafi `ulamas! Marhaban, marhaban, marhaban. Why are you not giving a daily declaration when you have so many muhattah, stations for addressing people? You are saying, "We are Salafi `ulamas." Yes, okay, that you may be, but what are you bringing to us from Salafi `ulamas? Which message are you bringing? Were Salafi `ulamas saying, asta`eedh billah inna 'sh-shaytaan lakum `aduwun, or not? Why are you not giving a daily warning to all nations and the Muslim world? Why are you not saying to them, "O People! O Muslim world! The Lord of Heavens is saying:

وَاعْتَصِمُواْ بِحَبْلِ اللّهِ جَمِيعًاْ

Wa`tasimoo bi hablil-Lahi jami`a.

And hold firmly to the rope of Allah all together. (3:103)


Where are your representatives here in Cyprus, Turkey, Persia, or in the east or west, to declare, "O People!

إِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّ

inna 'sh-shaytaan lakum `aduwun.

No doubt, Shaytan is the most terrible and the most dangerous enemy for Mankind. (35:6)

For 24 hours you must put a station in the east and the west, to address all nations. Not only addressing to me, “That person is going to be matoo, idiot.” I am an idiot? That person is an idiot who is not declaring; I am not an idiot, matoo. If a person is older, he will begin to lose his mind, coming from up to down, but that is only for those who are following Shaytan!

(Mawlana Shaykh stands.) Whoever is following the Lord of Heavens, Allah Almighty, stand up! Even maaliks, kings, even emperors must stand up when I am saying the Sacred Name, "Allah"!!! (Mawlana Shaykh sits.) If we never sit in our whole lives and we stand for our Creator, for our Lord's Holiest Name, it is nothing! Don’t say, "Why is that person standing up?" That is nothing! To Whom am I going to stand up? To Whom? A khalifah from Sham, Damascus, was sending; that is perhaps what you are reading in books, but ath-thuboot fi 't-takarrur, “If you are repeating something, it makes it firm.” For everything that we are speaking, our heavenly connection is filling my heart and making me speak; otherwise I don't know, but some signs are coming.

I am asking Salafi `ulamas, is something coming to you from the heavens? Look up, look up, are you seeing? Why are you not seeing? So many unexpected news with unexpected angels like rain, raining on people! But they are closing their understanding, they are never giving even one moment to think, "Who am I? And for what am I or for Whom am I? Who is bringing me into existence, and Who is taking me from existence to non-existence?"

O Salafi `ulamas, what are you saying? Say! You have so many stations, you have so many satellites! Why are you not sending these waves to whole people (broadcasting)?

O People! Ask yourselves, "Who am I?" or "Who is bringing me to this planet? Who is making me?" Why are we not trying to wake up whole nations? This is something, a question, that the Lord of Creation is just granting to all prophets (a) and finally to the Seal of Prophets, Sayyidina Muhammad (s). (Mawlana Shaykh stands.) Everytime we are standing up, we are taking much more power. (Mawlana Shaykh sits.) Allah, Allah .What are you saying about that question, the Seal of Prophets, Sayyidina Muhammad (s)? (Mawlana Shaykh stands.) What is he saying? Ask him, ask him. (Mawlana Shaykh sits.)

O Salafi `ulamas! Ask whom? Don't ask me, ask your Prophet (s), who is my Prophet (s) and all nations' Prophet (s). Ask him, because he is hearing, seeing and speaking. Salafi `ulamas, if your understanding is from the Holy Qur’an and Allah Almighty is saying for shuhadah, martyrs:

وَلاَ تَحْسَبَنَّ الَّذِينَ قُتِلُواْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللّهِ أَمْوَاتًا بَلْ أَحْيَاء عِندَ رَبِّهِمْ يُرْزَقُونَ

wa laa tahsaban alladheena qutiloo fee sabeelillahi amwaatan bal ahyaaun inda rabbihim, `

And never think of those who have been killed in the Way of Allah as dead; rather, they are alive with their Lord. (3:169)

If Allah Almighty is saying that for shuhadah then they are really alive, they are in real life. This life is an imitated life; real life there has no beginning and no ending. Holy Qur'an is saying that those who are martyred in battles, to raise the flag of tawheed.

Another question is coming to our Salafi `ulamas brothers. They are not accepting me as a brother, but I am saying you are my brothers. Only you are taking money from the government, but I am not taking. Allah Almighty is sending to me sadaqah, I am eating from sadaqah and you are eating from the government's money. It does not matter, you are happy! My clothes, I am not changing (buying new) every day, but every year once or twice. But you are every day (wearing new clothes), dressing very good, abrah. You are putting everyday this hata? (Mawlana Shaykh gestures, as for a head covering.) What is this? Allahu Akbar. Every day I am looking to find my eyeglasses, but I can't find, there is only this. (Mawlana Shaykh holds a magnifying glass.) I am looking at Salafi `ulamas from a far distance.

Do you believe that a person can look from west to east or from east to west? Are you believing or not, what are you saying? Do you believe that the Salaf as-Saalih could look from east to west, from west to east? If you are saying no, then it is not true for you. Salaf as-Saalih's hearts are pure...there is something here you can't see. You must clean it, polish it. (magnifying glass). Yes, do you think, O Salafi `ulamas, tiraami, with my respect to you, that you can look from east and see up to west, or from west up to east? What do you say? Is it baatil (falsehood) or haqq (truth)? You can't say baatil because Salaf as-Saalih, Sayyidina `Umar (r) was on minbar and calling, Yaa saariatu 'l-jaban, yaa saariatu 'l-jaban, al jaban! "O cowards!" He was seeing and the sound was reaching was him.

Do you have such a power? Why not? You must have that power if you are claiming, "We are followers of Salaf as-Saalih." Qul hattoo burhaanakum, "Bring your proofs!" I am not claiming that I am something; I am saying I am nothing, but you are saying you are something. If you are something, say it! Ohhh, if there is a chance to speak on it, I don't know but they know, and my soul is connected with their souls. Therefore, (the knowledge that) is coming from them (for me) to say is endless. Don’t think I know something, no! But there is a way which is making my heart to wake up and is ordering my tongue to address you, because but you are making yourself in front of the Muslim world and in front of the non-Muslim world (as experts).

O Salafi `ulamas! Qul hattoo burhaanakum, "Bring your proofs," otherwise you must try to correct your understandings to learn, as you are saying, "We are followers of Salaf as-Saalih.” Now, who is Salaf as-Saalih? Are you going to their tombs? No! You are not accepting to go to their tombs and speak to them. How are you getting a connection with them? Do you have such a power in your hearts? man min al-qalbi min qalbi sabeela, "From heart-to-heart there are some invisible ways, that is a valuable way." Why are you not reaching from Salaf as-Saalih in your hearts, Salafi `ulamas? Hearts have written on them, “Made by the Lord of Heavens.”

O People! They are always making me to speak, to address Salafi `ulamas, because they are claiming, so I have a right to ask from them to make their claims clear. That is why I am saying, "O People! Leave this." Khalifatu 'l-Muslimeen, kal mum abi mu'min dimishq wa-sham. SubhaanAllah! Who is always making this making never-ending troubles from the time of Babylonia, ashooriyin kaldaniyin, always troubles. Laa hawla wa laa quwatta illa billahi 'l-`Aliyyu 'l-`Adheem. And Ameeru 'l-Mu'mineen, leader of the Believers, sent them their orders to, Hajaaj azh-zhaalim, Hajjaaj ibn Yusuf, the Tyrant. He went there alone, saying, “Ameeru 'l-Mu'mineen nasab is appointing me waali (governor) on Iraq. I am here and I like to address the people of Basra.” And he is standing on the minbar of Rasoolullah (s) and using a veil (Mawlana Shaykh covers his face), sitting and saying, Yaa ghulaam, qum wa 'tlu kalaam Ameeru 'l-Mu'mineen, "O servant! Listen to the words of the Chief of the Believers. Get up and read that Ameeiru 'l-Mu'mineen sent me here to be governor." And that ghulaam, the khaateeb, stood up and said, salaamun `ala ahlil-basra min Ameeru 'l-Mu'mineen. yusallim `alaykum. salaamee li ahlu 'l-Iraq. Wa laa waahid yurrad `alayhi 's-salaam." Peace be on the people of Basra from the leader of the Believers, peace be upon the people of Iraq." And Hajaaj was on the minbar, saying qif yaa ghulaam, "Stop your reading to people, Amiru 'l-Mu'mineen's order.

O People of Iraq!! You have such bad adab, worst manners with you!! Amiru 'l-Mu'mineen is saying as-salaamu `alaykum to you, and no one is standing to answer, wa `alaykum salaam. I am coming to teach you the best manners. Amiru 'l-Mu'mineen put in front of himself the best of his arrows and he is looking, “Which one is better? Looking, finding and sending to you. I am training you with the best adab. Repeat it!!” Yaa Ghulaam". Then the second time. Then he was saying, the solution is not to lie. Everyone is not sitting there, everyone is standing up like this. (Mawlana Shaykh stands.) I am asking Salaf as-Saalih `ulamas. Do you think that was a bad adab when the governor and people were standing up? Do you think it was wrong, munkir? You are saying no one is giving ta`zheem for another one.

Allah (swt) is saying, asta`eedhu billah:

وَلاَ تَنسَوُاْ الْفَضْلَ بَيْنَكُمْ

wa laa tansaw al-fadl baynakum!

Do not forget the favor, priority and respect between yourselves. (2:237)

(Mawlana Shaykh sits.)

Al-fadl, the preferred! That is granted from Allah Almighty and some others must respect that one who was granted from their Lord in a good manner. As Jalaalatu 'l-Maalik, yadhhar al-ijaaza, "The Majesty of the Owner is to show reservation." When entering, are you sitting down or standing up? He was standing up because Allah Almighty just dressed him with that honor. You are not honoring "al-Maalik, (The King, Allah)," but you (claim you) are honoring maaliku 'l-mulk, "king of kings!"

Yes sir, understand. I am nothing, I am the last one, the deepest one. Don't listen and don't say, "this person is speaking.” Who is making this weak and old person to address all people from east to west, from north to south? May Allah forgive us!

O People! Always I am addressing, because they are making me to address to those who are always claiming, to be so proud ones, la yu`jibahumu 'l-`ajab. `Arabiyya, sometimes I know Arabic, and it doesn't matter. Man tashabaha bi-qawmin fa huwa minhum, “Who imitates a people is one of them.” I know Arabic, don't worry.

May Allah (swt) forgive me and forgive you, and you, taqdeer al-maalik, must appreciate the station of maalik, that the Lord of Heavens is giving that honor to him (...) and make it free for all Muslims. I don’t like also that they put that ta`sheer, visa (to enter the kingdom). No!!

May Allah forgive us. Wa min Allahi 't-tawfeeq.


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There is also Salaf as-Saalih who were saying there are heavenly trumpets, heavenly singing for glorifying the Lord of Heavens. Therefore:

من تشبه بقوم فهو منهم

man tashabaha bi-qawmin fa huwa minhum.

Who imitates a people is one of them.

I am with my ugly sound, singing:

Ohhhh Ohhh Ohhh, Ohhhh Ohhh Ohhh, Ohhhh Ohhh Ohhh

Huuuu Huuu Huuu, Huuuu Huuu Huuu, Huuuu Huuu Huuu

That is divinely ceremony, not only in the morning and evening but in every second, with another coming with tasbeeh, tahmeed, tamjeed, haqq jalla jalaalahu.


(50 minutes.)

(Mawlana Shaykh speaks to Shaykh Hisham and Hajjah Naziha on the phone.)

Mawlana Shaykh: “How are you, Your Holiness, Shaykh Hisham Effendi? ...”

Shaykh Hisham: “You are shaking them Mawlana!”

Mawlana Shaykh: “Your barakah, O Shaykh Hisham. Verily truth has come and falsehood has vanished.”

Shaykh Hisham: “Sunni `ulama in Saudi are very happy with you, saying, 'Long life for Shaykh Nazim.' Salafi `ulama are very angry saying, 'Shaykh Nazim is posing a question that we cannot answer.'"

Mawlana Shaykh: "This is not a toy. I'm going to destroy the sultanate of Shaytan. If the questions come from Above, they'll have no answers (Salafi `ulamas)."


(Mawlana Shaykh prays Salat us-Shukr.)