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The Meaning of Life

Who Creates Life And Death?

Who Creates Life And Death? O friend! This temporary world is like a field. It is a place of instruction, a market. Without doubt a supreme tribunal and ultimate happiness will succeed it. If you deny this, you will be obliged also to deny the identity cards of all the...

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Life Is A Fast Moving Pictures

Life Is A Fast Moving Pictures Were The Times Of Death Of Those Who Die in A Disaster Destined To Be Simultaneous? The appointed time of death is the end of the predetermined life-span of a living creature. This inevitable end—inevitable because every creature that has a beginning must have...

Benefits Of Belief In The Resurrection

Benefits Of Belief In The Resurrection After belief in God, belief in the Resurrection has the primary place in securing a peaceful social order. Why should those who do not believe that they will be called to account strive to live an honest, upright life? But those of us who...

Garden of Eden

Garden of Eden The Garden of Eden (גַּן־עֵדֶן – gan-ʿḖḏen), also called Paradise, is the biblical “garden of God” described in the Book of Genesis and the Book of Ezekiel.[2][3] Genesis 13:10 refers to the “garden of God”,[4] and the “trees of the garden” are mentioned in Ezekiel 31.[5][5] The Book of Zechariah and the Book of Psalms also refer to trees and...

Elysium

What Is Elysium? Elysium or the Elysian Fields (Ἠλύσιον πεδίον, Ēlýsion pedíon) is a conception of the afterlife that developed over time and was maintained by some Greek religious and philosophical sects and cults. Initially separate from the realm of Hades, admission was reserved for mortals related to the gods and other heroes. Later, it expanded...

Jannah

Jannah or Paradise in Islam In Islam, Jannah (جنّة‎ Jannah; plural: Jannat), lit. “garden”, is the final abode of the righteous[1] and the Islamic believers, but also the Garden of Eden, where Adam and Hawwa dwelt. Firdaws (فردوس) is the literal term meaning paradise, but the Quran generally uses the term Jannah symbolically referring to paradise. However...

World to Come

World to Come The world to come, age to come, and heaven on Earth are eschatological phrases reflecting the belief that the current world or current age is flawed or cursed and will be replaced in the future by a better world, age, or paradise. The concept is related to but differs from the concepts of heaven, the afterlife, and the Kingdom of God in that heaven...

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Purgatory

What Is Purgatory? Purgatory (purgatorium, via Anglo-Norman and Old French)[1] is an intermediate state after physical death for expiatory purification.[2] Roman Catholic doctrine holds that this state exists and that those being purified can be helped by the prayers of the living.[3] In the speculation of theologians and in popular imagination, purgatory is a place where this purification is done by...

Heaven in Christianity

Heaven in Christianity In Christianity, heaven is traditionally the location of the throne of God as well as the holy angels.[2][3] In traditional Christianity, it is considered to be a physical place in the afterlife. In most forms of Christianity, heaven is also understood as the abode for the righteous dead in the afterlife, usually a temporary stage...

Belief In the Hereafter According to The Old Testament

Belief In the Hereafter According to The Old Testament Resurrection Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt. (Daniel, 12:2) “And you will know that I am the Lord, when I open your graves and bring you...

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The Supreme Transaction

The Supreme Transaction In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate Verily God bought from the believers their selves and their possessions in exchange for Paradise. (9:111) A parable to understand the meaning of selling one’s soul to God If you wish to understand how profitable a transaction, how...

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Afterlife

What Is Afterlife? The afterlife (life after death) is the belief that the essential part of an individual’s identity or the stream of consciousness continues after the death of the physical body. According to various ideas about the afterlife, the essential aspect of the individual that lives on after death may...

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What Wisdom Behind Adam’s Dismissal From Paradise?

What Wisdom Behind Adam’s Dismissal From Paradise? The wisdom of it concerns the charging of duties; Adam was sent charged with such a duty that the unfolding of all mankind’s spiritual progress and the revealing of all mankind’s potentialities and man’s essential nature being a comprehensive mirror to all the...

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Heaven

What Is Heaven? Heaven, or the heavens, is a common religious, cosmological, or transcendent place where beings such as gods, angels, spirits, saints, or venerated ancestors are said to originate, be enthroned, or live. According to the beliefs of some religions, heavenly beings can descend to earth or incarnate, and earthly beings can ascend to heaven in the afterlife,...

Why Should a Bodily Resurrection Take Place for Corporal Pleasures?

Why Should a Bodily Resurrection Take Place for Corporal Pleasures? What does the body, defective, changing, unstable and pain-stricken, have to do with eternity and paradise? The spiritual pleasures should be enough. Why should a bodily resurrection take place for corporal pleasures? Since, despite its darkness and density in contrast...

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Resurrection And Afterlife

Resurrection And Afterlife My dear friend, if you wish for a discussion of resurrection and the hereafter in simple and common language, in a straightforward style, then listen to the following comparison, together with my own soul. Once two men were travelling through a land as beautiful as Paradise (by...

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Compassion Towards the Lost Paradise

Compassion Towards the Lost Paradise Compassion is the beginning of being; without it everything is chaos. Everything has come into existence through compassion and by compassion it continues to exist in harmony. The earth was put in order by messages coming from the other side of the heavens. Everything from...

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A Vision Of Reality

A Vision Of Reality The Old Said (Bediuzzaman) saw the reality of worldly life in a vision. It transformed him into the New Said. You too listen to it in the form of a comparison: I saw that I was a traveler and was going on a long journey; that...

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Why Do Some Innocent People Die In Disasters Along With Others?

Why Do Some Innocent People Die In Disasters Along With Others? Why Do Some Innocent People Die In Disasters Along With Others Who May Have Deserved Such A Fate? Such a question arises from false reasoning and an error in belief. If life were only the life in this world,...

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