Lesson no. 16 Inferior complex, frightened, sorrowness, fear: -


An inferiority complex is a lack of self-worth, a doubt & uncertainty & feelings of not measuring up to standards. It is often subconscious & is thought to drive afflicted individuals to overcompensate, resulting either in spectacular achievement or extreme a-social behavior. In modern literature, the preferred terminology is "lack of covert self-esteem". For many, it is developed through a combination of genetic personality characteristics & personal experiences.
Frightened means fright; afraid; scared; terrified.

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Sorrowness means distress caused by loss, affliction, disappointment, etc.; grief, sadness or regret.

Fear means an unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm.

Nabi ﷺ’s guidance about inferior complex, sorrow & etc: -

Raisins remove sorrow: -


1. Hazrat Ali رضي الله عنه says that Nabi ﷺ said that for your beneficial there are raisins (الزبيب) (munnaka), these improves the complexion, reduces phlegm (البلغم), strengthens the organs, removes tiredness, improves mood, increases good smell in breath & removes sorrow (grief).
[Abu Nuaim: 319]

Raisins (Dried Grapes) in Inferior Complex: -


2. Hazrat Ali رضي الله عنه says that Rasoolullah ﷺ said that those who take 21 raisins (الزبيب) (Munakka) daily will be free from all diseases which give rise to inferior complex.
[Abu Nu-aim: 813]

3. Hazrat A'isha رضي الله عنها said to father of Hazrat Hashsham Bin Arwah رضي الله عنه that Nabi ﷺ said to her that whenever you cook dry meat add Dubba (الدُّبَّاء) (round pumpkin) in it because it strengthens the heart which is effected with (قلب الحزين) inferior complex.
[Ibne Qayyim vol. 1, page. 308]

Dua during alarmed: -


4. Narrated by Abdullah Ibn Amr Ibn Al-As  that Nabi  used to teach them the following words in the case of alarmed:

أَعُوذُ بِكَلِمَاتِ اللَّهِ التَّامَّةِ مِنْ غَضَبِهِ وَشَرِّ عِبَادِهِ وَمِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَأَنْ يَحْضُرُون

Translation: I seek refuge in Allah's perfect words from His anger, the evil of His servants, the evil suggestions of the devils & their presence.
Abdullah Ibn Amr رضي الله عنهما used to teach them; to those of his children who had reached puberty he wrote them down (on some material) & hung on the child who had not reached puberty.
[Abu Dawud: 3893; Book. 29; English Book. 28; Hadees. 3884]
Details given below are according to the Ulama & Islamic Scholars & not from Hadees.

Quranic verses for worries: -

فَسَتَذْكُرُونَ مَا أَقُولُ لَكُمْ ۚ وَأُفَوِّضُ أَمْرِي إِلَى اللَّهِ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ بَصِيرٌ بِالْعِبَادِ

Translation: & you will remember what I [now] say to you & I entrust my affair to Allah. Indeed, Allah is Seeing of [His] servants.”
[Surah Al-Mu’min: 44]
Recite the above verse of Chapter 40 (Sura) Al-Mu’min verse no. 44 for 21 times after every Asr (Salah) prayer.

Cure for depression & anxiety: -

Stress is anything that causes mental, physical, or spiritual tension. There is no running away from it. All that matters is how you deal with it. Depression & anxiety might seem like opposites, but they often go together. More than half of the people diagnosed with depression also have anxiety. Recite 11 times Durood Shareef & the below verse 41 times again Durood Shareef 11 times & finally blow on your body.

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي عَبْدُكَ، ابْنُ عَبْدِكَ، ابْنُ أَمَتِكَ، نَاصِيَتِي بِيَدِكَ، مَاضٍ فِيَّ حُكْمُكَ، عَدْلٌ فِيَّ قَضَاؤُكَ، أَسْأَلُكَ بِكُلِّ اسْمٍ هُوَ لَكَ سَمَّيْتَ بِهِ نَفْسَكَ، أَوْ أَنْزَلْتَهُ فِي كِتَابِكَ، أَوْ عَلَّمْتَهُ أَحَدًا مِنْ خَلْقِكَ، أَوِ اسْتَأْثَرْتَ بِهِ فِي عِلْمِ الْغَيْبِ عِنْدَكَ، أَنْ تَجْعَلَ الْقُرْآنَ رَبِيعَ قَلْبِي، وَنُورَ صَدْرِي، وَجَلَاءَ حُزْنِي، وَذَهَابَ هَمِّي

For depression: -

الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَتَطْمَئِنُّ قُلُوبُهُمْ بِذِكْرِ اللَّهِ ۗ أَلَا بِذِكْرِ اللَّهِ تَطْمَئِنُّ الْقُلُوبُ

Recite the above verse of Chapter 13 (Sura) Ra’ad verse no. 28 again & again.
[Cures from the Quran a pocket Book by Muhammad Elahi page.77]

For any grief or sadness: -

سَلَامٌ عَلَيْكُمْ بِمَا صَبَرْتُمْ ۚ فَنِعْمَ عُقْبَى الدَّارِ

Whenever anyone gets hurt emotionally by others recite the above verse from Chapter 13 (Surah) Ra’ad verse no. 24 many times.
[Cures from the Quran a pocket Book by Muhammad Elahi page. 116]