Secrets of the Heart – EP 02

Moutasem al-Hameedy

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Allah is concerned with a person’s heart, because the heart is the essence of man. Ultimate success ca only be achieved by cultivating the heart. Whatever success a person achieves, if it does not emanate from a corrected heart, what worth will it be? Nothing but a sound heart will avail you. This series allows you to learn remedies to rectify your heart.

Why do we approach everything from a materialistic point of view?

Allah says about the people of the hellfire – They have hearts with which they cannot comprehend (normally functions of the brain). So Allah is referring to the faculty of intellect as coming from the heart and not the brain. Science holds the opposite view but science is a human effort that has not reached its limits. What comes from Allah is the ultimate truth.

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Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Welcome to the secrets of the heart, all praises due to Allah, we praise Him, we seek his aid and we ask for his forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from the evils ourselves and the evils of our actions. Whomsoever Allah guides them can lead astray, and whomsoever Allah needs to go astray, none can guide I bear witness, that no one has the right to be worshipped, but Allah alone who has no partners, and I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his servant, and His Messenger. Welcome to a new episode of your show the secrets of the heart, we're still trying to talk about this great world, the new land of opportunities,

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the world of the heart, one of the most important aspects are actually the most important aspect in our lives. inshallah, hopefully, we will be able to understand the importance and the significance of this topic and the subject and we will be able to benefit from it. So we manage to get closer to Allah zpanel talent to understand the meaning of our existence. In this world.

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We talked about the reasons that made us choose this subject, and dedicate a whole series to talk about it. Talk about the heart, the reality of the heart, why do we have to understand the world of the heart, and we mentioned that the heart means the essence, the reality, the most important aspect of anything is called the heart of it.

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And the most important thing in this world, the most important aspect of the human beings is the heart.

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If a person manages to look after his heart to nurture his heart, and cultivate it, then sha Allah they will have fulfilled the duty and the objective of their existence in this world, and inshallah they will be, they will attend and they will attain the ultimate success in the Hereafter, and be admitted to paradise, by the permission of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. Still, today, we will try to explain why we chose the heart and the world of the heart talk about why did we choose to talk about the secrets to

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reveal and to uncover the secrets the wonderful and important Secrets of the heart. This is something we will try to elaborate on today we'll try to explain why and why we have to focus on the hearts throughout our lives in everything we do. In everything we say at every moment that every second, our hearts have to be on our minds. And the well being of our hearts has to be there on our minds, wherever we go and whatever we do.

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We said that Allah subhana wa tada is concerned with the heart, a las panatela is concerned with the heart. This is what he looks at. Allah subhanho wa Taala judges us and he weighs up our progress or achievements, our goodness or purity by means of our hearts because the heart is the essence as we said. Another thing we will add today is that

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the ultimate success can be achieved only by cultivating our hearts. No one will make it to paradise,

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except those who managed to cultivate, purify the hearts these are the only ones who will enter Paradise.

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So the criterion, the condition to enter Paradise is cultivating the heart. Those who come to Las panatela on the Day of Judgment, with so much wealth, so much beauty, so many achievement in this world, no matter what this achievement is, even if it's helping people, supporting humanity, contributing to the advancement of humanity, alleviating the pain of different people, all these are good things. But if they do not emanate from a true heart or correct situation of the heart, they will be of no avail on the day of judgment or loss penalty that says about the day of standing about the oma Leanna Allah says yom lamb

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All men on well I've been on that day

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offspring your children

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and you will, will not benefit you will be of no avail

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will be nothing. Basically 11 at a law had been selling.

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Nothing will benefit you wealth, offspring. Anything you've achieved in this life will be of no avail, but a sound heart. For those who come with one those who come with a sound heart, on the day of judgment. That's the formula. That's the recipe for success. It's exactly like when you go to sit for an exam. You For example, study, you register for a course, and you know that there will be an exam.

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The teachers and the instructors will tell you how to pass the exam what to focus on.

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There are some times some of the material some information you will learn for your own benefit. But in the exam, they will be of no use at all, they will be pointless. So don't focus on those for the exam.

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Last panatela is informing us in decline clearly. He says on that day, nothing will benefit you, except for a sound heart a good heart. This should urge us to understand that in this world, what really matters is the heart. The key to Paradise is a cultivated and pure heart. That's the way to paradise. Any other way you choose for yourself, will cause you to end up in the hellfire. Very simple. Allah has given us the formula for success, eternal success, the formula and the key to Paradise is cultivating a sound heart inshallah, throughout the series, we will see how we can take good care of our hearts, we will study the reality of the heart, we will see and we will try to

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understand the well being of the heart, we will see what are the diseases that affect the heart, we will see what are the points of weakness in our hearts and how we can strengthen those points? Or how we can make it up for these weaknesses. And we will see what are the things that would enhance our hearts enhance the beauty and the purity of our hearts? What are the things that will make our hearts stronger, we will study all of that. So we managed to take very good care of our hearts. And inshallah hopefully by the end of this life, when we departed when we leave this world, we will leave it with a tranquil heart that has made it to paradise. This is the goal of our of our series.

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And this is why we have dedicated this whole show in order to talk about the secrets of the hearts something we have to understand and will help us understand the real the reasons why we chose this topic to talk about why did we talk what we did we focus our attention solely on the heart and its secrets. Something that I can say is a very

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common misconception that is spread all around humanity. And the reason behind that is the kind of material perspective that we are approaching things from

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most of humanity, including Muslims, Muslims are no exception to that. The majority of them are approaching everything intellectually

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from a materialistic point of view.

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Allah Subhana Allah to Allah says and

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when he talks about the disbelievers when he talks about the people of the Hellfire, Allah will say, Allah says about them. Long boo boo life, Kahuna, Bihar, in another verse, he says, long boo boo la luna via, they have hearts with which they cannot comprehend. They have hearts with which they cannot understand,

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comprehend and understand, for us as a common understanding among humanity today. These are functions of the brain, not the heart.

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But Allah subhanaw taala says

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that these people have hearts with which they cannot comprehend. They cannot understand. So where is the faculty of intellect? Is it in the brain? Or is it in the heart? That's a very important question. Those who are very familiar with the Quran, they know the answer very well. But those who hold on those who have been captivated by the materialistic view of this world, they say it's the brain, but Allah subhanaw taala throughout many verses

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In the Quran, and the prophets of Allah Islam throughout his Sunnah, there are very clear indications that the faculty of understanding the faculty of judgment, the faculty of decision making, the faculty of feelings, all of these are a function of the heart, not the brain. Many people will be shocked about that many people will not consent to that. Many people will have so many objections about this point.

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But I'm sorry to say that most people are those people who hold this view are either very distinct from the Quran and the Sunnah of the prophets alone is a lamp. Or they are people who recite the Quran and read the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam but without contemplation. Allah subhana wa Taala says For example, about the Quran in nifi, there licola the clock, lumen, lumen can Allahu Allah, O Allah, Allahu wa Shaheed, indeed, in these signs of Allah, there is a reminder, there is a great lesson.

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lumen can call for those, for anyone who has a heart, anyone who has a sound heart.

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So Allah subhanaw taala is indicating clearly that the faculty of understanding the faculty of drawing lessons, the faculty of analyzing is in the heart, it's not in the brain.

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So how do we

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reconcile this? With what science has arrived at? The answer is very simple.

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We can simply say that science has not reached the ultimate point or the ultimate level. Science is a human effort to explain the phenomena that we have around us. So it's only a human effort. And we have not reached the ultimate limits of science. A las panatela says in the Quran, 182 minute kalila you know, the knowledge that you have been given is very little, no matter how advanced you get, you have only acquired and you will only be able to acquire very little of the real knowledge of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And we know from experience, that's a person that's human, very basic and necessary human observation, it's very obvious that science keeps improving something is thought to

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be true today, tomorrow, it will be proven to be unscientific. So there are very solid facts. In science, nobody can argue with that, because they have been proven without a shadow of doubt. But there are many things in science, or many aspects of science, we have other missing parts. So we cannot use it to judge things. But we know what comes from a last panel. Adana is the ultimate truth. You know, if we were to talk about, like 500 600 years ago, if someone wants to say that so many diseases, so many illnesses, were caused by,

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you know, germs, viruses, bacteria, people would say you you're mad, you're crazy. Why? Because they did not have access to these things because they could not see them or detect them.

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But now, with the tools being available, the equipment being there.

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That's a very common knowledge. That's very scientific, we say today, even in the Medical Medium. There are some signs there are some research that talk about that they are discovering that the heart has much more functions that we ever thought about, especially with feelings, decision making, and so many other jobs or duties that they used to think that there were function of the mind or the brain. This is something inshallah we will hopefully elaborate on in coming episodes. While we will try to uncover more of the secrets of the heart. And hopefully this will help us to realize and understand what we are really doing here in this world and on this earth, and what's going to happen

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to us in the next life, and how we can secure our place in paradise. So you're invited to join us again, and some of the future episodes. Until then. Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.