Have you ever heard of the word audit? which most companies and NGO’s go through…
Why do they do so?
Have you ever thought of auditing yourself, your thoughts, feelings, and actions, something like self-audit.
Ever wondered what was Rasullulah SAWS doing in the cave of Hira?
What did Ibrahim AS do when he was in search of true guidance and to know his true Lord.
I presume it’s far more a powerful tool than we have imagined.- probably it was Reflection and Meditation.
MUHASIBA AND MURAQABA
Umar ibn al-Khattab radiyallahu ‘anhu said in one of his most powerful statements:
“Bring yourself to account before you are taken to account (on the Day of Judgement),” and, “Weigh your deeds before your deeds are weighed.”
A practice that goes back to more than 1400 years ago but I doubt if it is still a deliberate practice in any Muslim household.
There are various ways and various tools for reflecting and we are practicing that at our family Halaqa, as a parent, as a child, as a family.
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