THE HUMAN HEART . بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ. Prepared by: Dr. Abdul Hakim. Quranic STATEMENT CONCERNING human heart . HUMAN HEART CAN BE. Hard or soft, Prefect or imperfect, arrogant or considerate, repenting or conceited, knowing or ignoble, open or sealed,
بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ
Prepared by: Dr. Abdul Hakim
CONCERNING human heart
HUMAN HEART CAN BE
Hard or soft,
Prefect or imperfect,
arrogant or considerate,
repenting or conceited,
knowing or ignoble,
open or sealed,
good or evil,
believing or disbelieving,
submissive or obstinate,
observant or negligent,
healthy or diseased,
guided or misguided,
confident or different,
fearful or fearless,
comprehending or non-comprehending,
peaceful or terrified,
factual or disillusioned,
penitent or adamant,
pious or impious,
intellectual or unintellectual, perceiving or non-perceiving,
seeing or blind,
cognizant or ignorant,
stable or unstable,
stamped or unstamped,
amiable or hatful (repugnant),
sealed or unsealed,
locked or unlocked,
kind and merciful or unkind and merciless,
quiet or agitated,
clear or perturbed,
SOFT AND KIND OR hard (stony) and cruel,
capable of acquiring good DEEDS or evil ones.
Note: If you look at the images of the heart, just a piece of flesh, but it can hold lot of human attributes such as: love, fear, sorrow, etc. That’s why Allah (SWT) ask us to look at His creation, you can find lot of wonderful sign. So that you can be obedient to Him (SWT).
Our beloved Prophet (PBUH) said that “Surely, in the body there is a small piece of flesh; if it is good, the whole body is good, and if it is corrupted, the whole body is corrupted, and that is surely the heart.” [Hadith : Bukhari]
Ibn Qayyim rahimahullahsaid that: “The example of the heart is the example of the king and the limbs are the recruited army. Hence they all go by the orders of their king. If the king was righteous he would order righteousness and if he was corrupt he would order corruption.” [Aljawab AlKaafi].
Abu Hurairah (RA) reported that The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "People's deeds are presented before Allah on Mondays and Thursdays, and then every slave (of Allah) is granted forgiveness (of minor sins) if he does not associate anything with Allah in worship. But the person in whose heart there is rancour against his brother, will not be pardoned. With regard to them, it is said twice: 'Hold these two until they are reconciled'."[Hadith: Muslim].
TYPES OF HEART
Our beloved Prophet (S)
Said: Hearts are 4 Types
CLEAN HEARTED PERSON
THE upside down heart
"The day on which neither wealth
nor sons will be of any use, except for
whoever brings to Allah a sound heart.
[QURAN: Surah:Al-Shuara: 26:88-89]"
Abu Hurairah (RA) reported that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:"Verily Allah does not look to your faces and your wealth, but He looks to your heart and to your deeds." [Hadith: Muslim].
Don’t back bite
FOLLOW THE QURAN & THE SUNNAH, AVOID BIDAH
EAT LESS, give charity
MakE lot of Zikr
Take care of Orphan
Observe optional Fast
Help the Needy
Arabic Pronounciation: Allahumma Musarrif al-Qulubi Sarrif Qulubana ala Ta-atika.English Meaning: O Allah, Turner of the hearts, direct our hearts to Your obedience. [Hadith: Muslim]
Arabic Pronounciation: Rabbana la tuzigh quloobana baAAda ith hadaytana wahab lana min ladunka rahmatan innaka anta alwahhabu.
English Meaning: [Whey say], "Our Lord, let not our hearts deviate after You have guided us and grant us from Yourself mercy. Indeed, You are the Bestower. [Quran: 3:8]
Arabic Pronounciation: Allahumma Aati Nafsi Taqwaha , Wa Zakiha Anta Khairu man Zakaaha, Anta waliyuha wa Maulaha’‘.
English Meaning: O Allah give my heart its piety. And purify it, for you are the best who can purify it.You are its protector and guardian’. [Hadith: Muslim]
Arabic Pronounciation : Allahummaj'alfiqalbinuran, wafilisaninuran, wafisam'inuran, wafibasarinuran, wa min fawqinuran, wa min tahtinuran, wa 'an yamininuran, wa 'an shimalinuran, wa min "amaminuran, wa min khalfinuran, waj'alfinafsinuran, wa "a'zimlinuran, wa 'azzimlinuran, wafallinuran, waj'alninuran, Allahumma "a'tininuran, waj'alfi 'asabinuran, wafilahminuran, wafidaminuran, wafisha'rinuran, wafibasharinuran. [Allahummaj'allinuranfiqabriwanuranfi 'izami. Wazidninuran, wazidninuran, wazidninuran.][Wahablinuran 'alanur.
English Meaning : O Allah, place light in my heart, and on my tongue, and in my ears light and in my sight light, and above me light, and below me light, and to my right light, and to my left light, and before me light and behind me light. Place in my soul light. Magnify for me light, and amplify for me light. Make for me light and make me a light. O Allah, grant me light, and place light in my nerves, and in my body light and in my blood light and in my hair light and in my skin light.(1) [O Allah, make for me a light in my grave... and a light in my bones.[ Hadith: Tirmidhi]
Allah (SWT) mentioned in His Noble Quran that on the Day of Judgment nothing ( such as: your power, property, money, children, kingship, leadership etc.) will benefit you except a clean heart. In order to clean your heart ,you have to do the following things:
remove all bad attributes from your heart such as: jealousy, back biting, gossip, envy, disobedience to Allah and parents.
do good deeds: give charity, help needy, make lot of zikr day and night, pray mid night prayer / optional prayer, observe optional fasts, forgive others, make dua and istagfar, follow the instruction of the Quran and the Sunnah in your daily life, avoid shirk and bidath, etc.
Note: The objective of this article is just to satisfy Almighty Allah (SWT), not any worldly reward.
Our beloved Prophet (PBUH) said that: “Allah, the angels, the inhabitants of heaven and earth, even the ant in its hole and even the fish in the sea, send blessings upon the one who teaches the people good.” [Hadith: Tirmidhi].