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Khalil Center
Khalil Center is a psychological & spiritual wellness center pioneering the application of Islamic spiritual healing to modern psychological practice.
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Khalil Center 17h
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-Mawlana , Nur Institute
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Khalil Center 17h
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... In this way, we apply what Maulana Rumi is mentioning because if the entire world feels dark and gloomy, yet we continue to remain , none of that darkness can affect us." (2/2)
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Khalil Center 17h
"Understand that we cannot change the condition of the world 🌍 around us because that is something we have no control over. But what we can change is our of the way we see things happening in the world... (1/2)
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Khalil Center Oct 23
Muslims are not immune to the pandemic that is taking place due to . We are working our hardest to meet the increased demands during these unique circumstances. 👊🏽Celebrate your by supporting our Campaign! Jumu'ah Mubarak!
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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A big thank you to today's presenters: Dr. Recep Senturk and Shaykh Dr. Asim Yusuf! As well as a big thank you to our organizers, and our participants! Tune in next week for live updates on session 3.
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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"A healthy heart is the one ruled by the reason which manifests itself in one's inner life as contentment and peace and in observable actions as coherence, moderation and stability, which is the ideal mental-spiritual state of a human being"
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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Al-Ghazali's work is focused on and never rejects the medical work dealing with
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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When the faculty of knowledge is ruled by reason we have . When anger is ruled by reason we acquire . when desire is ruled by reason we have . When the faculty of justice is ruled by reason we have .
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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Al-Ghazali says that there are 4 faculties of the soul that require balance. This includes the faculties of knowledge, anger, desire and justice. Balance is achieved when reason rules these faculties instead of the ego
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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"the heart (soul) is not fixed and is open to continuous change". Sometimes the ego (nafs) rules the heart and at other times reason reigns. The way to self actualization is when the intellect (reason) becomes the sole ruler of the self
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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"The root cause of the illnesses of the heart: not knowing and loving God"
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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Al-Ghazali is more interested in the work of the heart which controls the mind and the body. Human beings must work on his heart so that it functions properly.
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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"According to al Ghazali, the soul connects to the body through the brain (dimagh) which we today call the mind (dhihn)"
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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The human being is composed of three levels: the body, the mind and the soul
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Khalil Center Oct 22
A holistic conception of the human being with the soul being the central driving force.
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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Two major conflicting powers exist: reason and the Nafs (appetitive self/ego). The heart should keep the balance between the two.
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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Moving on to . According to Imam Al-Ghazali - The heart is the contested king. There are inner conflicts inside the human being. Controlling and managing these opposing powers inside the human being called "Politics of the heart"
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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Whereas, we can go through our whole life and not experience any physical problems with our liver, or other body part. In contrast, mental conditions conditions are part of the human condition and they affect us all. (2/2)
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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Al-Balkhi states that focusing on mental health is more important than physical health. Why? Because we all experience sadness, anxiety, doubts, and anger at some point in our lives with varying intensity, frequency and duration (1/2)
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Khalil Center Oct 22
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In the latter half of his book, Al-Balkhi divides mental illness into four categories: anger, fear/panic, sadness and depression, obsession and obsessive thoughts
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