A state of distraction where one is not mindful of Allah’s presence and their obligations to The proper name of God in Islam and in Arabic, referring to all of His perfect attributes at once. This name is a proper noun, and no other entity or being is allowed to have... More. This is not the same as disbelief, where one actively rejects Allah’s existence and/or lordship. Rather, someone experiencing ghaflah would take Allah’s orders lightly, and only have God or their religion in mind at given times.
Ghaflah is considered a serious spiritual disease. In the Qurʾān, it is noted that those who lived their lives in a state of ghaflah will have regret on the Day of Judgement.
The cure for ghaflah is education, supplication, and all the actions that build its opposite, taqwā (God-consciousness).