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Why is the Heart So Important in Islam?

Why is the Heart So Important in Islam?

What will save us on the Day of Judgment? Are we favored based on our race or color? No. Then what is it? It is the place in our body which Allah made the location of the most valuable possession of a human being: imaan (faith). It is your heart.

Attachments- Emptying the Vessel of the Heart

Attachments: Emptying the Vessel of the Heart

Until we can break these false attachments, we cannot empty the vessel of our heart. And if we do not empty that vessel, we cannot truly fill it with God. This struggle to free one’s heart from all false attachments, the struggle to empty the vessel of the heart, is the greatest struggle of earthly life.

In Search of Inner Peace

In Search for Inner Peace

If we are not near God, who is the source of peace, we can never ever attain peace. And the nearer I am to that source, the more I will have of it. So the nearer I am to the source of water the more water I will have, and the nearer I am to the source of peace the more peace that I will have.

The Heart's Predicament

The Heart's Predicament

When the soul weakens, the heart hardens and finds itself incapable of staying on the path it should. It begins to wither. So anything deviant that makes you happy isn’t akin to feeding your soul, it’s feeding the demon inside. Take some time out for some serious soul searching…

I Converted to the Religion That I Once Used to Hate

I Converted to the Religion That I Once Used to Hate

Even with this loathing of Islam, I noticed the religion continued to reappear into my life. This was quite baffling as I happily attacked and deeply hated Islam. Perplexed, I decided to pay attention to this phenomenon and repeat my research of Islam. I ensured to do so with a pure and unbiased mindset…

Life of Remembrance

A Life of Remembrance

It is dhikr that purifies your heart and makes it sound. And you can only attain salvation and true success by having a pure and sound heart. The ‘heart’ referred to here is not the pump in your breast that pushes blood around your body but rather the center…

How to Control Our Love for this Dunya?

How to Control Our Love for this Dunya?

The good news is that, as parents, you can do a lot to make sure the love of Allah wins over the love of dunya in the hearts and minds of your children. Use their obsession with getting that bright and shiny new toy as a teachable moment. Tell them about children who could only dream about having all that they have.

Tasting the Sweetness of Faith

Tasting the Sweetness of Faith

Tasting the sweetness of faith is something that touches the soul, and it can’t be seen with the eye. Actually, the true believer’s heart is of full of security, optimism, trust in Allah and the feeling that Allah loves him, and they are enough for the population of an entire country.



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