Purification of the heart and soul in Islam.
The main conditions of maintaining the characteristics of a flawless, penitent and contented heart, curing diseased hearts and avoiding the doom of sealed hearts, are:
- Halal Food
- Repentance and Prayer
- Reading the Quran and Obeying Its Commands
- Worshipping with Utmost Concentration (khushuu)
- Reviving the Nights
- Dhikrullah and Muraqaba
- Love of the Blessed Noble Prophet -upon him blessings and peace- and Salawat-u Sharifa.
- Contemplating Death
- Being in the Company of the Pious and the Righteous
- Embodying Good Morals
To begin with, it is vital to come to a correct understanding of the nature and importance of these conditions, whose genuine and eager practice is essential.
Source: Osman Nuri Topbaş, Sufism, Erkam Publications