Muhaasabah of the Nafs ~ Assessing or taking an Account of One’s Soul

December 18, 2012



  وَأَمَّا مَنْ خَافَ مَقَامَ رَبِّهِۦ وَنَهَى ٱلنَّفْسَ عَنِ ٱلْهَوَىٰ ~ فَإِنَّ ٱلْجَنَّةَ هِىَ ٱلْمَأْوَىٰ

But as for he who feared the position of his Lord and prevented the soul from [unlawful] inclination, ~ Then indeed, Paradise will be [his] refuge ~ (Surah An- Naazi’aat 40-41)




Key points discussed

• The Deception of Nafs & Shaytaan

 • The “Inverted-Heart” of the

persistent sinner who fails to repent

• Not being able to perceive ‘Baatil’ as being falsehood

• The Harms of Intermingling of the Sexes

• Casting Lustful Glances

• The Tricks of the Nafs

 • The Consequence of being too Lenient with One’s Self

• Punishing or Reproaching the Nafs

 • A Huge Impediment in the way towards Allah ~ When one becomes a Slave of his Nafs

 • The Importance of Self-Struggle


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