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Purification of the Heart

Living in a world full of temptations and desires, it can be very easy for us to lose track and fall for its glamour. There comes a time when we can no longer ourselves control our inner self, rather we turn our attention to Shuyookh (spiritual leaders) who have mastered this field and received guidance […]

Purify the Heart

We look after our gadgets and phones, putting a case and screen protector on to stop it getting damaged and dirty. Why then do we not take the necessary steps to protect our hearts, from sins, misdeeds and bad character?  قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَن زَكَّاهَا He who purifies the soul, he is successful. [Surah al Shams 91:9]

Nourishment of the Soul

Allah created the body from the dust of the earth So its nourishment (food and drink) comes from the earth Our soul (nafs, rooh) has come from Allah and the heavens So too the nourishment of the soul comes from Allah and the heavens So what is the nourishment of the soul? It is the […]

Calmness of Heart

The calmness of the heart is a stage beyond mere happiness and that only comes through true worship & remembrance of the Almighty. When we learn to look at things positively it draws us closer to the Almighty. When we become closer to the Almighty we praise Him upon all conditions and remember Him.When we […]

The Wisdom of the Shaykh

An incident once took place when a student of Knowledge was taking a walk with his teachers in one of the gardens of their Madrassah. During this walk, the student decided to address a problem he was facing and seek its remedy from his teacher. He began to tell his teacher, ‘I have a spiritual […]

The Fortunate One

It is related by Abu Dharr Ghifaari radhiyallahu anhu that the Apostle of Allah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said : “He became fortunate and successful whose heart Allah set aside for faith and made it safe and sound [i.e., whom He blessed with faith so pure and untainted that not an iota of doubt or hypocrisy […]

Corrosion of the Heart

Hadhrat Abu Hurairah (رضى الله تعالى عنه) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu صلى الله عليه وسلم) said: When the Mu’min sins, a black spot forms on his heart. If he makes istighfaar and taubah, the black mark is removed and his heart is purified. If he increases his sin, the black mark increases. This is the […]