[Book Study] Diseases of the Hearts and Their Cures – Imam Ibn Taymiyyah

Diseases of the Hearts and Their Cures - Imam Ibn Taymiyyah

Paperback: 141 Pages Publisher:Dar us-Sunnah Publishers

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This is a treatise that is found in ‘Fataawaa’ of Shaykh-ul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah. The book discusses: the diseases of the hearts and their cures; the diseases of envy, and the diseases of desire and envy.

“Know O beloved reader that it is most important to spend one’s time and energy in treating the heart, and hastening to correct and purify it from sickness and all sins. This is due to the heart occupying a great and lofty position in Islaam, for it is the place to which the Lord looks and the storehouse for tawheed, faith, and sincerity. Actions are distinguished, one from the other, with respect to their excellence in the Sight of Allah in accordance with the condition of the heart, not by their number or form, but rather due to the strength of the caller, his or her truthfulness, his or her sincerity and the extent to which he or she prefers Allah over himself or herself …

Al-Haafidh ibn Hajr al-Asqalaanee, may Allah have mercy upon him and provide us with his knowledge, said:

“The heart has been singled out for this because it is the leader of the body, and through the purification of the leader the subjects become purified, and with his corruption they become corrupted. So if you, O servant of Allah, with to cure your heart then it is upon you to be truthful with regards to seeking refuge with Allah and putting your trust in Him, to pray a great deal of superogatory prayers, to perform the actions of obedience to Allah frequently, to pray the night prayer while the people are sleeping, and to treat your heart by making it continuously stick to the remembrances and by befriending only the righteous … and to frequently recite the Qur’an. And Allah will indeed allow all of this to be preserved by him.”

Main Audio Resources for the Book Study

Diseases of the Hearts & Their Cures – Seminar @ Masjid tawheed Radio

The Heart and Its Diseases – Dr Saleh as Saleh [Audio|En] – 4 Mp3 Lectures
Based upon the work of Ibn Taymiyyah and Ibnul Qayyim rahimahumullaah

Supplementary Resources

Signs of an Upright and Healthy Sound Heart – Shaykh Khaalid adh-Dhufayree [Audio|Ar-En]
This a enlightening lecture delivered by the Noble Shaykh, Khalid ibn Dahwi adh-Dhufayree (May Allaah preserve him), from the well known scholars of Kuwait, regarding the signs of an Upright Heart. [mpubs.org]

Polishing the Hearts : Imaam ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah

Rust on the Heart – Two Causes it & Two Removes it : Imam Ibn al Qayyim – Dr. Saleh as-Saleh [Short Clip]

[Book] A Treatise In Condemnation Of The Hardness Of The Heart By Imām Ibn Rajab

Rejuvenating the heart after repeatedly sinning – Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadee

The Backbiting Of The Heart – Imaam An-Nawawee

How the Shaytaan Finds His Way into Somebody’s Heart ? – Permanent Committee

What Rightens the Heart, and What Corrupts it? – Abu Muhammad al-Maghribee [Mp3|En]

Dead Hearts and Empty Supplications – Sayings of the Salaf

Mahkmoom Heart and a Truthful Tongue – Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah of Shaykh Al-Albaani

Would the Servants be Accountable for What They Conceal in Their Hearts ? – Tafsir Ibn Kathir

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