Grandsheikh Abdallah Al-Daghistani and Mawlana Sheikh Nazim Al-Haqqani say the most important thing in a human being is his heart. Mankind can be summarized by his tongue and his heart.  The heart contains inside it 4 chambers the central dispositions or lataif (in Arabic).

Allah Almighty made the heart a station for all type good thoughts and bad thoughts. The whispering of Satan and ones ego can occupy this maqam, however if one does not act on these bad thoughts the angels will not record any bad deeds.

On the other hand, the one who can purify this maqam will be a real believer and Allah will lighten his heart in this maqam with a godly light and for this prophet (S) said( beware of the real believer's insight because he sees by the light of Allah Almighty.

The central dispositions or lataif in the heart are:

1) The Secret (Sirr); which is protected by the imam of forty ways and it's Imam is Sayidina Ali (RA)

2) The Secret of Secret (Sirr al Sirr); which is protected by the successors of Sayidina Abu Bakr As-Saddiq (RA), the Sheikhs of the Golden Chain.

3) The Hidden (Akhfa);   This maqam is in the presence of Allah Almighty where every one of the children of Adam are crowned by the greatest name and appear by it in between all creatures  as the caliph of Allah Almighty, and it is protected by the Seal of Prophets (SAW), .

4) The absolute hidden (Khafa):  where Allah Almighty settles His Throne and His Divinely Lights and crowned this lataif by His Greatest Name. Therefore each one of us is crowned by Allah Almighty's Greatest Name honoring us as caliphs for His Divinely Presence.

Allah Almighty says about the Absolute Hidden (lataif), in it is my secret and the secret of my servant (which contains the reality of each one of us) as Allah says in the Holy Quran:

                              { فَسُبْحَانَ الَّذِي بِيَدِهِ مَلَكُوتُ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ وَإِلَيْهِ تُرْجَعُونَ }

So glory be to Him in Whose hand is the dominion of all things and to Whom you will be returned, restored, in the Hereafter.

Allah says in a Holy Hadith that neither the heavens nor earths is my house but the heart of the children of Adam (AS) is My house (which is in this lataif chamber Absolute Hidden)

{ وَإِن تَجْهَرْ بِالْقَوْلِ فَإِنَّهُ يَعْلَمُ السِّرَّ وَأَخْفَى }

And should you be loud in your speech, in remembrance [of God] or supplication, then God has no need for this to be [spoken] loud, then indeed He knows the secret and [that which is] yet more hidden, than that [secret], namely, that which the soul whispers [to itself] and that which occurs to the mind but which you do not speak of [to anyone], so do not strain yourself to be loud [in your speech].

Allah Almighty knows the Secret and the Absolute Hidden and this is the real teachings of Grandshaykh Abdullah Ad-Daghestani

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