Heart Therapy: Tazkiyah and the Purification of the Soul

The heart is the most crucial part of the body and is directly connected to one’s soul. In Heart Therapy, we explore the self in detail, from the diseases of the heart to the plots of shaytan and the concept of Tazkiyah, to equip you with knowledge on how to cure and perfect them.

Truly in the body there is a morsel of flesh, which, if it be whole, all the body is whole, and which, if it is diseased, all of [the body] is diseased. Truly, it is the heart.” [Bukhari & Muslim]

What you will learn:

  • How to appreciate the holistic nature of Islam
  • The love for Allah’s Messenger ﷺ
  • How to recognize the diseases of the heart
  • Learn their causes and their cures
  • Purifying your intentions for actions
  • Anger management
  • Controlling the tongue
  • Increasing the quality of your tawbah

Course content:

Part 1: The 3 Components of Man & the Reality of Religion

  • The 3 Components of Man
  • The Components of the Religion

Part 2: Ihsan

  • The levels of Ihsan
  • Acquiring higher levels of Ihsan

Part 3: Tazkiyah – Concepts & Terms

  • Definition of Tazkiyat al-Nafs
  • Remedies and Cures
  • Importance of Tazkiyat al-Nafs

Part 4: The Traps of the Shaytan

  • Evil – Origins and Wisdoms
  • Iblis Ploy
  • Repentance
  • Iblis Last Attack

Part 5: Diseases and Vices of the Heart

  • Anger – Effects of Anger; Anger management
  • Backbiting, slander and tale carrying
  • Envy
  • Lying
  • Riya (Ostentation): Types of Riya
  • Love of this world
  • Miserliness
  • Hatred

Who is this course for?

  • High School & University Students
  • Teachers
  • Couples
  • New Muslims

Reviews (3)

  • trisha.huq

    A wonderful course. A much needed course for all of us. The teacher made the whole topic very interesting. Thanks al kauthar for this one.

  • Asad Jabir Phiri

    Lovely lovely course Subhanallah.
    All praise and Shukr to Allah for giving me this chance to be among the students of Al-Kauthar. May Allah preserve Shaikh Daood Butt for the wonderful work and the team behind the scenes.

  • Farookh Shaikh

    SubhanAllah, Wonderful course for self realization and an attempt to come closer to Allah
    JazakAllahu khair brother Daood Butt and Al Kauthar team for sharing this course with us.