Sohbets by Shaykh Eşref Efendi


The Biggest Problem of Humanity

Selam aleykum We are here to learn and to listen. To listen closely. In order to learn you need to listen first. We want to start with the words of the prophet (pbuh): “Oh Lord, do not leave us alone with our ego for even a moment. Give ...

download .pdf 29.09.2014

The Value of Words

Sometimes we have to say something that seems to have no meaning at all, but it actually does. Singing: “dom dom dom dom dom dom dom dom dom dom dom dom dom" - it is the song of the angels Our sense of balance is in our ears, right. And ...

download.pdf 19.09.2014

The Great Claim

Welcome to me and happy birthday to you. We are thankful to the Lord and say. “Thanks to the Lord.” - Because HE is the one that sends us the spiritual pole to support us, and to guide us. How can a machine work without electricity? ...

download .pdf 20.08.2014

Statement Call to awareness

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim, in the name of the Lord, most Gracious, most Compassionate This is a call to all persons involved and those affected, which means: to all of us. We all are involved in and affected by what happens in our world. ...

download .pdf 22.07.2014

What Is Tradition?

SEE asked a guest how old he was but the guest didn’t want to answer. SEE replied that it is tradition here to ask for the age. So the guest asked what tradition is. What is tradition? - The good a nation has acquired. People who walk ...

download .pdf 08.07.2014

Unbelievable Happy

There could be no better recitation than this. MashaAllah. You did your homework. If we asked Shaykh Eşref Efendi, we would dance and sing all night long. The people are already filled with words, he sais. Let's dance and sing. May Allah ...

download .pdf 23.05.2014

Statement and Invitation to the spiritual pledge

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim – Eslim Teslem In the name of the Most Merciful the most clement Lord and in devotion to God. Every living being will, without a doubt, taste the flavour of death, when it’s time has come Whoever enters this ...

download .pdf 12.05.2014

Beauty Is A Secret

21st century humans are all concerned about one thing: The materialistic world. Today's humanity is only concerned about the following: What can I eat next, what can I drink, where can I do my next holiday? And today's youth, they know it ...

download .pdf 27.02.2014

Intelligence and Reason

Only one sultan, only one truth. There is only one and nothing else. Where were you yesterday? Yesterday you were at home. Where are you now? O you people with reason. Animals do not have reason. You were there and here yesterday and ...

download .pdf 25.02.2014

Good Deeds

Guest: Are followers of one religion better than followers of another? SEE: The differences lies in decency. Imagine you had two children. One child is nice and gentle and the other does not obey and disturbs the whole time. How do you ...

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Circle of Destiny

The guest's husband is religious and she would like to understand his religion. That's why she is here. And as she also thinks you have to do something additional to being patient. Patience means to wait for the right time. To show ...

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Knock at His Door - Haq Haq Haq

A guest asked: “Is it allowed to pray for oneself?” The luck of the other depends on his neighbour. All prophets acted in the name of charity. How can we show our charity? - With donations, with advices, with a smile, with a prayer. And we should pray for others. You have the right to pray ...



Wonders and Science

In the name of the Creator. Selam Aleykum, dear Sister. Your dream was HAKK. Religion is belief! It can never be known or reached without belief in the unseen and wonder-ful. Science can never really explain, comprehend or even grasp that which is wonder-ful. Never! Science is bound by and shackled ...



The Rain of Mercy and Burden

This is the month of Safar. It is the most dangerous month of the year. Everyday at dawn the rain of mercy and burden falls. The one, who is at the side of mercy, will get the rain of mercy. But who is at the side of the burden will get the burden-rain. The one who starts his day with ...



A Short Biography

Sheikh Esref Efendi was born in Mersin, Turkey, on January 6, 1964. He was already very religious as a child, although he was not raised with a strict religious education. Nevertheless, he always had a great respect for and strong spiritual attraction to the heavenly stations of the Creator.



About the Quran: Seek those who live it!

Dear Sister, you are asking: Is it alright to read the Quran in a language one understands, i.e. a translation of the Quran, and how much of the inherent truth of the Quran gets lost by doing so? Does it matter? Bismillahirrahmanirrahim The Quran is regarded as a great miracle in the Islamic world ...



Good Measure

Selam aleykum. Welcome to me and happy birthday to you. We are asking for the permission and support of the heavens and the masters, so we may send some words to you. May all of our worries and burden be lifted from us, as we carry them around with us for a whole week. What does our material ego ...




Selam aleykum. Welcome to me and happy birthday to you. How are you doing today? Say, Elhamdulillah, we are still well. If you have lost a leg, say, elhamdulillah, I still have the other one. If you have lost the sight of one eye, say, elhamdulillah, the other one is still functioning. If we do ...


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