Showing posts with label heart. Show all posts
Showing posts with label heart. Show all posts

2016/08/05

If you have problems or feel negative emotions - you have to do shadow work or "How to purify your heart as a Muslim"

How to change your Life: Purify your heart!
For a long time, I knew that I had to purify my heart, but in islam you are only told to purify your heart and your mind, not how you can Clean up the mess that is actually there.

To purify the heart is the most important thing you can do to transform your Life. The prophet Muhammad did so - the angel purified his heart.

But you can purify it without an angel.

You only have to have a Connection to God/Conscious - which we all have.

It doesn't matter how many times you do dhikr. It doesn't matter how many prayers you do - i will not change your thoughts.

The prayer is good for you in other ways and it can help purify people in many ways, but the prayer isn't Everything.

You have to do Shadow work.

So how do you do this?

By start to feel. Not to resist the feeling. Not living it out (even if this would be better for you). You have to be in the moment, and in the present.

Here is how you purify your heart:

The feeling you are feeling right now have a bodily sensation.

You must start to observe it, feel it and then ask your heart when it was the first time you felt like this. It will lead you to a memory.

This memory you must observe and when you have observed it, you must start to feel it. When you are there in this memory living it all out again, you can now change it. You change the feeling by changing the situation.

Ask the Little girl what she needs and she will answer you by a thought/idea. Change the situation/the memory so that the implications aren't the same i.e. if somebody hated you, you could take this and make somebody else come to you in this memory and love you. Use your imagination. Because even if our body can't change Place in time/space the soul/ruh can... and it will change the causality of Everything in your Life and you will change your Life. This is what I mean by purifying your heart so that it no longer holds negative emotions, like an anchor. If you would like to know more about this, you can Contact me.

2012/07/29

The hardness of the heart



How can we make the heart softer? It is essential to me, as I am a Muslim to always soften my heart, as much as possible. As I am a woman it is easy to cry, and my tears are good because they are the sign that my heart is alive. 



The servant is not afflicted with a punishment greater in severity than the hardening of the heart and its being distant from Allaah. The Fire was created to melt the hardened heart, this heart which is the most distant of hearts from Allaah. If the heart becomes hardened the eye becomes dry [and finds no joy or tranquillity].
There are four matters, when the limits are transgressed with regards to them, which harden the heart: food, sleep, speech and sexual intercourse. A body afflicted by disease does not derive nourishment from food and water and similarly a diseased heart does not benefit from admonishment or exhortation.
Whosoever desires to purify his heart then let him give preference to Allaah over his base desires.
The heart that clings to its base desires is veiled from Allaah in accordance to the strength of its attachment to them. The hearts are the vessels of Allaah upon His earth, hence the most beloved of them to Him are those that are most tender, pure and resistant to deviation.
[A reference to the hadeethTruly, Allaah has vessels from amongst the people of the earth, and the vessels of your Lord are the hearts of his righteous slaves, and the most beloved of them to Him are the softest and most tender ones” and it is hasan. Refer to as-Saheehah (no. 1691)]
The transgressors preoccupied their hearts with the pursuit of this world. If only they had preoccupied them with Allaah and seeking the Hereafter then they would have instead reflected upon the meaning of His Words and His Signs that are witnessed in creation. Their hearts would have returned to their owners (in whose chests they reside) bestowing upon them marvellous wisdom and pearls of benefit.
When the heart is nourished with dhikr, its thirst quenched with contemplation and cleansed from corruption, it shall witness remarkable and wondrous matters and be inspired with wisdom.
Not every individual who is endowed with knowledge and wisdom and dons its robe is from among its people. Rather the People of Knowledge and Wisdom are those who have infused life into their hearts by slaughtering their desires. As for the one who has destroyed his heart and given precedence to his desires then knowledge and wisdom are deprived from his tongue.
The destruction of the heart occurs through possessing a sense of security and negligence. The heart is fortified through fear of Allaah and dhikr. If the heart renounces the pleasures of this world then it will be directed towards pursuing the bliss of the Hereafter and it will be amongst those who call to it. Should the heart become content with the pleasures of this world the bliss of the Hereafter ceases to be pursued.
Yearning for Allaah and meeting Him is like a gentle breeze blowing upon the heart, blowing away the blazing desire for this world. Whosoever causes his heart to settle with his Lord shall find himself in a calm and tranquil condition and whosoever sends it amongst the people shall be disturbed and excessively perturbed. This is because the love of Allaah can never enter the heart which contains love of this world until the camel passes through they eye of a needle.
Therefore the most beloved servant to Allaah is the one who He places in His servitude, who He selects for His Love, who He causes to purify his worship for Him, who dedicates his life to Him, his tongue to His dhikr and his limbs to His service.
The heart becomes sick as the body becomes sick and its cure lies in repentance and seeking protection from evil.
It becomes rusty as a mirror becomes rusty and it is polished through dhikr.
It becomes naked as the body becomes naked and its adornment comes about through taqwaa.
It becomes hungry and thirsty as the body becomes hungry and thirsty and its hunger and thirst is satiated through knowledge, love, reliance, repentance and servitude to Allaah.

l-Fawaa’id [pp. 111-112] of Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah, may Allaah have mercy upon him.

[The translation is taken from ‘An Explanation of Riyaadh as-Saaliheen’ Vol. 1, Trans. Abu Sulaymaan and modified.]

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2012/07/23

17 Tiny wisdoms

Tiny wisdoms

  1. THINK MORE, FEEL MORE
  2. REMEMBER THE GOOD THINGS AND THANK ALLAH FOR THOSE THINGS AND ALSO FOR EVERYTHING YOU CAN'T REMEMBER TOO
  3. CARE OF WHAT ALLAH THINKS OF YOU - AND ONLY ALLAH
  4. LOVE YOUR CREATOR, THE ONE WHO YOU WILL MEET AGAIN
  5. HELP PEOPLE HELP THEMSELVES
  6. KNOW THAT THE ONLY ONE WHO IS STRONG IS ALLAH, AND IT IS HE WHO CAN GIVE YOU STRENGTH
  7. START FIGHTING WITH YOUR OWN SELF AND CHARACTER AND LIVE LIFE AS SIMPLE AS YOU CAN
  8. YOUR INTENTION SPEAK LOUDER THAN YOUR ACTIONS AND WORDS
  9. TREAT THE PEOPLE HOW ALLAH WANTS YOU TO TREAT THEM AND HOW MUHAMMAD PEACE BE UPON HIM TREATED PEOPLE
  10. THE ONLY ONE YOU CAN TRUST IS ALLAH
  11. WHAT YOU PAY ATTENTION TO IS WHAT YOUR HEART IS FULL OF
  12. YOU ARE TRULY RICH WHEN YOU HAVE A GOOD RELATIONSHIP TO ALLAH
  13. TRUE AND GOOD RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FRIENDS AND FAMILY IS BASED ON THE TWO FRIENDS RELATIONSHIP TO ALLAH
  14. STOP TRYING TO CHANGE OTHERS, THEY WILL CHANGE WHEN YOU CHANGE WITHIN
  15. WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? TOMORROW IF COULD BE TO LATE
  16. THE JOURNEY IS NOT THE REWARD. THE JOURNEY IS A TEST AND THEN YOU GET THE REWARD.
  17. WHATEVER YOU FIGHT FOR THE SAKE OF ALLAH YOU WILL CONQUER, AND WHATEVER YOU RESIST WILL GIVE YOU PATIENCE
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