Views of religious freemasons while performing prayer in the Little Hagia Sophia Mosque
Excerpt from Mr. Adnan Oktar's live program at Samsun AKS TV and TV Kayseri, October 24th, 2010
ADNAN OKTAR: Look, here you see almost everyone you have seen here before. These are The Templars, 33rd degree Freemasons. You see that they are all together performing prayers at the mosque.
ADNAN OKTAR:They have performed prayers along with the community. They have performed their ablution according to the customs. Masha'Allah this is a great miracle. This is a very splendid thing masha'Allah.
OKTAR BABUNA:Masha'Allah. They have performed prayers in their previous visit as well Master. You do know better insha'Allah.
ADNAN OKTAR:Masha'Allah. They have a profound admiration towards Islam, they have great affection. They just do not want bigotry. And that is okay, Masha'Allah.
OKTAR BABUNA: Masha'Allah. But they have all said that you became instrumental in them attaining this masha'Allah.
ADNAN OKTAR: Masha'Allah. Alhamdulillah. Which mosque is this?
OKTAR BABUNA:The Little Hagia Sophia.
ADNAN OKTAR: The Little Hagia Sophia. Masha'Allah. Masha'Allah. Okay that is enough for now.
ADNAN OKTAR: Masha'Allah they have been saying "Master, why are you meeting with Freemasons?" My brother, you become the means to that as well. See that I have become instrumental in their performing prayers alhamdulillah. They have all obtained copies of the Qur'an. They are looking into it. And what's more they have started to memorize the verses. Masha'Allah.
ADNAN OKTAR:Many of them have memorized Qur'anic verses.
OKTAR BABUNA:Masha'Allah. May Allah be pleased with you Master, yes.
ADNAN OKTAR: Last night they have been talking about the Qur'an up until 4 o'clock in the morning. See that, the eyes of the Evangelical one was filled with tears when he heard the verses of the Qur'an.
OKTAR BABUNA:Yes. Yes, Master.
ADNAN OKTAR:Masha'Allah. How nice.
OKTAR BABUNA:He said when he saw your books his eyes were filled with tears. And he said that he had kneeled down and thanked Allah when he saw the titles of your books, he said.
ADNAN OKTAR:Masha'Allah. Where did he see them?
OKTAR BABUNA:In the gift boxes, they were given to them in the hotel. He said "I opened them and only looked through the titles and my eyes were filled with tears so I dropped down to my knees and thanked Allah."
ADNAN OKTAR:Who gave them the gifts?
OKTAR BABUNA: Our friends.
ADNAN OKTAR: Alright masha'Allah. Alhamdulillah.