22
Apr
09

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

1- What is the language of love?

A-The language of love is compassionate looking eyes and a beautiful smile. Everybody understands this language.

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2- Is it beneficial to weep under the cross?

A-It will release emotional tension, but will not awaken the mind, unless one becomes ‘one’ with the state (hal) of Christ.

3- What will happen upon the disclosure of the ‘third eye’?

A-You will be in bliss forever.

4- When will our dissatisfaction end?

A-Whenever we understand our dissatisfaction.

5- How should we handle ‘conditioned’ people?

A- Do not invite conditioned people to your house because they will not understand your state of mind.

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6- How can we advance the mind?

A-The mind can only advance by means of conversations (sohbets).

7- What is the firewood of Hell?

A-Definitely complaining.

8- What would happen if we left our duties in God’s hands?

A-Everything would remain as they were and nothing would be accomplished.

9- What is God’s desire?

A-God’s desire depends on our desire.

10- Can an ordinary human mind advance?

A-Some minds can not advance.

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11- Which eye perceives God?

A-The inner eye, which is also known as the ‘third eye’, perceives God.

12- When will the spiritual pleasure begin?

A-The spiritual pleasure will begin when we learn how to be still/silent/quiet.

13- Is it beneficial to exchange the city life for a farm life?

A-We just have to remove our minds from the city and that will do. A fish grows in accordance to the size of the lake. (Be in the world but do not become of it.)

14- What does abandoning the mind mean?

A-We shall not abandon the mind, but we shall and must abandon negative aspects of the mind.

15- Should we stop thinking about tomorrow?

A-We should learn to perceive the beauty of our present life and our present hour. Otherwise, even ‘tomorrows’ will slip by unperceived.

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16- What is this world?

A-This world is the light and reflection of a pure human heart.

17- Does God possess everything?

A-God possesses everything, but the one who is possessed by God possesses Him.

18- How can we measure a person’s character?

A-We measure a person by his behavior and attitude.

19- Is it healthy to consume meat?

A-By consuming meat, we will inherit the nature of the animal as well.

20- Can anybody be inoculated with the Divine love?

A-Yes, it can be done.

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21- Why can the one who has not tasted not know?

A-He can not know because the Divine has no comparison or definition. Therefore, the Divine must be experienced and tasted, if we desire to know Him. God is not an experiment but an experience.

22- How can we attain ‘nothingness’?

A-We can attain ‘nothingness’ while conversing with the Perfected man (Insan-i Kamil), who has seen the truth.

23- What does it mean to die before dying?

A-It simply means realizing our helplessness before God and surrendering our strength, mind and will to this Divine power.

24- What is the only way of finding God?

A-The only way of finding God is to be aware of our helplessness before Him.

25- Where can we search for God?

A-In a human being.
EMRE

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it will be continued…..

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