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The Significance of Emotions in Islam

By: Tarek Younis


Emotion: an often-neglected, yet significant component of our psychological configuration

Our psychological configuration consists of several components, all of which are interrelated:

  1. The spiritual component, as we say the fitrah, which naturally predisposes us with an inclination towards God and good.
  2. The cognitive component, which assumes all types of mental processes we can have.
  3. The emotional component, which covers the range of emotions we experience, such as anger, sadness, fear, shame, and guilt.

The purpose of this article is to focus exclusively on the emotional component, as it is oft-neglected amongst Muslims; indeed our community habitually focuses on our spiritual and cognitive components instead. This imbalance is significant for two reasons:

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Qualities of the Khawārij Sect Found Amongst Some Muslims Today


By: Suhaib Webb

The Khawārij were a group who tried to exceed the piety established by the Prophet (sa). In fact, that caused them to question his positions and even kill some of his companions (ra). In an excellent book titled Studies on Religious Cults and Muslim History (Dirasāt al-Furuq wa Tārīkh al-Muslimīn) the writer gathers a number of qualities of the Khawārij, who in the name of piety, do more damage than good. Here are a few. Inshallah, I plan to translate them all in the future.

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Oh Allah let me be amongst those who are saved from the Fire of Hell (IMAGE)



You cannot change the past, but you can change how to review it in your mind, you can always find meaning amongst the tears.

gb copy You cannot change the past, but you can change how to review it in your mind, you can always find meaning amongst the tears.
es copy No se puede cambiar el pasado, pero se puede cambiar la forma de revisar en su mente, siempre se puede encontrar un significado entre las lágrimas.
nl copy Je kunt het verleden niet veranderen, maar je kunt veranderen hoe om het te bekijken in je geest, dan kunt u altijd betekenis te vinden onder de tranen.
fr copy Vous ne pouvez pas changer le passé, mais vous pouvez changer la façon de revoir dans votre esprit, vous pouvez toujours trouver un sens parmi les larmes.
de copy Sie können die Vergangenheit nicht ändern, aber man kann sich ändern, wie man es im Kopf überprüfen Sie immer Sinn zu finden kann unter den Tränen.
CN67867 Nǐ gǎibiàn bùliǎo guòqù, dàn nǐ kěyǐ gǎibiàn rúhé shěnchá tā zài nǐ de xīnzhōng, nǐ zǒng néng zhǎodào qízhōng de yìyì yǎnlèi.
Sweden Du kan inte ändra det förflutna, men du kan ändra hur du granskar den i ditt sinne, kan du alltid hitta mening bland tårarna.
rus7897 Vy ne mozhete izmenit’ proshloye , no vy mozhete izmenit’ , kak rassmotret’ yego v svoyem ume, vy vsegda mozhete nayti smysl sredi slez.
4523turkey Sen Geçmişi değiştiremezsiniz, ama kafanızda gözden nasıl değiştirebilir, her zaman gözyaşları arasında anlamını bulabilirsiniz.
images Non è possibile cambiare il passato, ma si può cambiare come rivedere nella vostra mente, si può sempre trovare significato tra le lacrime.
indonesiaID Anda tidak dapat mengubah masa lalu, tetapi Anda dapat mengubah cara memeriksa dalam pikiran Anda, Anda selalu dapat menemukan makna di antara air mata.