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QADR OR TAQDIR - God's sealing of hearts

Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

Another misconception, which must be removed in this connection is that relating to God's setting seals on hearts. The misconception in this case is that it is thought that God has created some men with seals on their hearts, while other have been created with free and open hearts. No trace of any such distinction is met with anywhere either in the Koran or in hadith. All men are created sinless, all men are created pure, that is the express teaching of Islam: "Then set thy face upright for religion in the right state

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