Secrets of the Heart – EP 03

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Moutasem al-Hameedy

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The heart is far more complex than what we think of it, science has discovered. Ibn Uthaymeen tried to explain that the heart is in charge and the brain is the assistant.

Ibn Al Qayyim said the heart is like a mirror – if the image is clean and intact – the reflection will also be so. If the purity of the heart is blemished or tarnished – the reflection will be distorted.

“Real blindness is not that of the eyes, but real blindness is the blindness of the heart.” Those who have Iman have very strong sense of intuition. “Be careful of the intuition of the believer.”
Those whose hearts are blind will be derailed.

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La Jolla

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salaam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh Welcome to the secrets of the hearts,

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all praises due to Allah, we praise Him, we seek his aid and we ask for his forgiveness, we seek the protection of Allah from the evils ourselves and the evils for actions. Whomsoever Allah guides, none can lead us astray and whomsoever Allah leaves to go astray, non kin guide, I bear witness that no one has the right to be worshipped, but Allah alone without any partners, and I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his servant, and His Messenger. This is a new episode of Secrets of the heart, a show in which we will try to uncover the secrets of a different world, the world of the heart, and we will try to understand the rules that govern this world. And hopefully,

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we will be able to utilize them in order to achieve the ultimate success in this world. And in the hereafter. We said previously, that the faculty of comprehension, understanding the intellect in general, the decision making the feelings, the belief,

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I know that the majority of people think that they are or they take place in the brain. But we said the reality is, they take place in the heart and the heart is in charge of all of this. And some of the scientists in the medical field of poetics are pointing to some new discoveries in that

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have heard from someone specialized in the field of medicine. He says there are new research results that indicate that the heart has much more to do than we used to think it has so many other functions that have to do with feelings, convictions, the values we believe in, the attitudes we take, the decisions we make.

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And the way we approach things, the way we look at other things, has a lot to do has strongly to do with the heart, and that there is a strong connection between the heart and the brain. But science has not yet reached a level where it could uncover the secrets of this relationship. But for us, we know the reality about it from the Creator, the one who created the heart, the one who created the brain, the one who designed human beings in that manner, we know that the heart is the organ or the heart is the place or the heart is responsible for all these faculties. And we mentioned some of the verses from the Quran, where Allah subhanho wa Taala talks about the people who will end up in the

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Hellfire, he says about them, that they have hearts with which they cannot comprehend. So, this is a clear indication that comprehension take place in the heart that comprehension and understanding is a function of the heart, not the brain. One of the contemporary scholars tried to explain this, may Allah have mentioned him one of the great scholars chief of North he mean, may Allah showerhead short him with mercy, he tried to explain that by saying that the heart is in charge.

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It is responsible for comprehension, understanding decision making, etc.

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And the brain is the Assistant the brain helps the heart execute these, these decisions. And it helps it's actually works as the communication unit between the heart which is the real manager, the real leader and the rest of the personnel which is the body, the tongue, the hands, the actions in general. So, this is how he tried to explain it before but we know for surety, that these functions that we talked about these faculties of comprehension understanding take place in the heart, I know many people who suffer from inferiority complex towards the west and the technological advancement, the scientific advancement that the West has achieved so far. They will argue with that and they

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will say you people are so backward and they will feel shy about such things being stated.

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But with these people, we will leave them for time.

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And hopefully I invite those people to

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you know, carry on listening to this show watching the show, and try to purify your heart. You need to work on your heart

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And once you work on your heart, you will be able to see things as they really are. And this is one of the most important reasons that really pushed us and urged us to talk about the heart, and its secrets and the rules that govern the world of the heart.

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That real vision of things, real understanding real comprehension takes place in the heart. So if your heart is neglected, if you have, if you have not taken good care of your heart so far, your heart will give you the wrong image of things. And a man will pay you may Allah have mercy on him says, The heart is like a mirror.

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The heart is like a mirror.

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If the mirror is clean and pure and intact, it will reflect a true image of things, almost an exact image of what it sees, or what is put in front of it.

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And this is the example of a pure heart, a pure heart will look at things as they really are. And it will, it's able to see things as they really are. This is a pure heart. But if the heart is blemished, if the purity of the heart is tarnished with sins, with doubts and misconceptions, it will not be able to see the reality of things at all, it will see a distorted image of everything it sees. And that's the importance of understanding the issue of the heart, the world of the heart, and how we can purify our hearts. This is why it's very important to uncover the secrets of the heart because with these secrets being uncovered, we will have the tools in sha Allah

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to cultivate our hearts to purify our hearts. So the hearts can see everything as it really is, without any distortion, without any blurred vision.

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And with perfect accuracy. This is what a lot of panatela wants from us. This is what Allah says in the Quran, for in Latin and Uppsala, were lacking.

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we're lacking it for pseudo

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real blindness is not that of the eyes. Yes, some people are unable to see they have lost the faculty of sight of seeing things they can't see. But the real blindness that really matters and brings about very grave consequences is the blindness of the heart. If the heart is blinded, then it will not be able to see the reality of things and this is where a person will lose track of the reality track of the truth. And this is where the person will be derailed from from the straight path. And unfortunately, such a person if he remains or she remains like that will end up in the hellfire. So, this is something we will try to avoid. By taking good care of our hearts, we need to

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purify the heart, we need to perfect it, we need to cultivate it,

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we need to take very good care of it. And then we will be and only then we will be able to see the reality of things we will be able to call a spade a spade, because we will be able to see it as it really is without any distortion. And without any blurred vision and a lost penalty when he talks about the people who will also end up in the Hellfire in a very beautiful suit of the sort of remote of those people who do not observe justice when they buy and sell. Allah says about them can learn because they say about an assembly or a wedding they talk they say these are the fairytales these are the imaginary Tales of the ancient nations. Allah says about these people can build on Allah

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will obey Him. Now can we explain why? Why do you think they have they are unable to see the reality of the Quran.

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Everything in the land is an evidence that these words are from the Creator of the heavens and the earth. These words can only be from Allah, the only true God. Why are these people unable to see this reality? Despite being so obvious, and so evident?

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Allah says color Babylon Allah boo boo him back and

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the reason is, that since their misconceptions their evil intentions, the evil things they have been doing so far, have made or have created a screen, they have created some kind of a veil over the hearts. So the heart cannot see the reality of things. This the heart does not have a clear image of the reality. So

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They cannot see the truth. And this is something that I believe most of us experienced on a personal level. Sometimes people who are very dear to you, you see the truth about asuna from the Prophet sallallahu sallam, but one of the aspects of one of one of the articles of faith in Islam, and you try to explain it to them, you tell them, You know what you're doing is wrong. It displeases Allah subhanho wa Taala, it incurs the anger of Allah. So you should avoid that. And you bring the proof from the Quran, from the Sunnah. And even from, from the logical point of view. And it's so obvious that it doesn't need any further evidence. But still, they cannot see it. And you feel desperate,

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you feel disappointed in it, because these people really mean a lot to you, you're concerned with them. You want them to see the truth, but they can't see it. The reason can, Belladonna Allah obey Him, McCann waxy bone,

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there's a screen there is a veil over the hearts. So they that really prevents them from seeing or from having a clear vision, from seeing the reality of things.

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So by this, and this is another evidence that the faculty of comprehension, the faculty of understanding is in reality, in the heart, the heart sees the reality of things. It either has a clear image of the reality of things, or it has a blemished image of the reality of things. So this is another reason that really made us dedicate a whole show about the heart and its secrets. The rules that govern this mysterious world I don't, I'm saying mysterious, because unfortunately, most people have distanced themselves from this beautiful world.

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Whereas the main focus should be on the heart. The real life is the life of the heart. Because with the heart being dead,

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life means nothing, not only in the hereafter. But even in this world. And don't forget the verse that we have quoted often, that Allah says on about the Day of Judgment, on that day wealth, offspring, anything you have, anything you have achieved, will be of no avail. The only thing that will be of benefit is a sound, an intact heart.

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This is the only thing that will enter people into paradise.

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So this is why we have to focus on our hearts, we have to see the reality of this world through our hearts. So we have to purify the hearts, we have to

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polish our hearts from inside,

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we have to clean our hearts. So heart becomes a very clear mirror a very clear, clear reflection of Reality of Things. And this is why the people of a man have always had a very strong sense of intuition.

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It is narrated about some great scholars of Islam like a chef and he would see a person walking the streets and he was able to tell where he came from, which country he comes from, and how long he's been here in this country. And what why he came to this city for was the reason he came to the city.

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without speaking to him without seeing any further details. Why do you think this is the case? It's been proven authentically of the professor Lawson said

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be careful Be aware of the intuition of a believer. But the later part of the Hadith which is very widespread for a young daughter will be noranda he sees through the light of Allah subhanaw taala this second part of the Hadith is not authentic. So we have to clarify this although the meaning is true. inshallah, in the future, we will talk about the issue of intuition, and how it has to do with the heart and how powerful this aspect in human life is. So you are also invited to join us in all the future episodes to learn more about our hearts. So hopefully we will be able to take good care of good care of them. And we will be able to arrive at the key to paradise the key to ultimate

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success, the key to attain to the attainment of the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala until we meet next time, I leave you in the care of Allah subhana wa Taala Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh