Dravya

Dravya Dravya (द्रव्य) means substance or entity. According to the Jain philosophy, the universe is made up of six eternal substances: sentient beings or souls (jīva), non-sentient substance or matter (pudgala), principle of motion (dharma), the principle of rest (adharma), space (ākāśa) and time (kāla). The latter five are united as...

"Souls on the Banks of the Acheron", oil painting depicting Hermes in the underworld. Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1898.

Greek Underworld

Greek Underworld In mythology, the Greek underworld is an otherworld where souls go after death. The original Greek idea of afterlife is that, at the moment of death, the soul is separated from the corpse, taking on the shape of the former person, and is transported to the entrance of the...

The Spirit and What Follows

The Spirit and What Follows Based on al-Milal wa’n-Nihal (“The True and False Ways of Belief and Thought”) by ash-Shahristani,[1]Tahafut al-Falasifa (“The Incoherence of the Philosophers”) by Imam al-Ghazzali,[2] Mawqif al-‘Aql wa’l-‘Ilm wa’l-‘Alam (“The Place of Reason, Science, and the Created World”) by Mustafa Sabri Efendi,[3] Falsafa-i ‘Ula (“The Ancient Philosophy”) by Şemseddin Günaltay,[4] and al-Ba’th wa’l-Khulud...

Ghosts In Tibetan Culture

Ghosts In Tibetan Culture There is widespread belief in ghosts in Tibetan culture. Ghosts are explicitly recognized in the Tibetan Buddhist religion as they were in Indian Buddhism,[1] occupying a distinct but overlapping world to the human one, and feature in many traditional legends. When a human dies, after a period of...

Korean Mythology The Dokkaebi

Dokkaebi

What Is Dokkaebi? Dokkaebi (Korean: 도깨비) are legendary creatures from Korean mythology and folklore. Dokkaebi, also known as “Korean goblins”,[2][3] are nature deities, spirits or demons possessing extraordinary powers and abilities that are used to interact with humans, at times playing tricks on them and at times helping them.[4] Origins The earliest known documentation of dokkaebi is in...

The approach of the spirits

The Spirit World

The Spirit World (Spiritualism) History The spirit world, according to spiritualism, is the world or realm inhabited by spirits, both good or evil of various spiritual manifestations. Whereas religion regards an inner life, the spirit world is regarded as an external environment for spirits. Although independent from the natural world, both the spirit...

Cult of The Holy Spirit

Cult of The Holy Spirit The cult of the Holy Spirit (Portuguese: Culto do Divino Espírito Santo), also known as the cult of the Empire of the Holy Spirit (Culto do Império do Divino Espírito Santo), is a religious sub-culture, inspired by Christian millenarian mystics, associated with Azorean Catholic identity, consisting of iconography, architecture, and religious practices that have continued in many...

Woman Old Senior Female Elderly Retired

Victory Of The Spirit

Victory Of The Spirit Human life in this world is a composite of two distinct powers, the spirit and the flesh. Although it is sometimes the case that these two powers act in harmony, conflict between them is more usual, and conflict of a kind in which the victory of...

The Spirit and Its Identity

The Spirit and Its Identity The spirit is from the world of Divine Commands. There are many other worlds than those we commonly think of, such as those of plants, animals, human beings, and of the world of jinn. Our visible, material world addresses itself to our senses. From tiny...

The Spirit And The Conscience

The Spirit And The Conscience Despite enormous advances in the sciences, man is unable to explain life. Life is the gift of the Ever-Living One, Who breathes a spirit into each embryo. We know little concerning the nature of the spirit and its relation with the body but our ignorance...

hereafter afterlife

Death and the Spirit after Death

Death and the Spirit after Death All human beings have an intrinsic feeling of eternity, and so feel imprisoned in the narrow confines of the material world and yearn for eternity. Whoever can hear our conscious nature will hear it pronouncing eternity over and over again. If we were given...

Will Spirits Of Death Ones Feel Pain On Doomsday?

Will Spirits Of Death Ones Feel Pain On Doomsday? They will be grieved according to their degrees. They will be grieved in the same way that they are grieved at the overwhelming, wrathful manifestations of the angels towards themselves. In respect of his mind and conscience a person is affected...

School Hostile Enemy Knowledge Know Smiley

Your Worst Enemy Is Your Soul (Ego)

Your Worst Enemy Is Your Soul (Ego) This concerns one point of the verse, “The (human) soul is certainly prone to evil (12:53),” and the Saying the meaning of which is, “Your worst enemy is your soul.” One who loves himself if his evil-commanding soul has not been purified-will love no...

What Is The Spirit, And How Does It Affect Us?

What Is The Spirit, And How Does It Affect Us? There are many worlds, among them those of plants, animals, people, and jinn. Our visible, material world addresses itself to our senses, and is the realm where God Almighty gives life, fashions, renews, changes, and causes things to die. Science...

The Spirit Is A Living Entity And It Is Eternal

The Spirit Is A Living Entity And It Is Eternal The spirit is undoubtedly eternal, and the proofs of the existence of angels and other spirit beings mentioned in the First Aim are proofs of the eternity of the spirit. This matter is so obvious that it is unnecessary to...

Ways to train our own spirit

The ways one can make one’s spirit more active and less confined within time and space To make the realm to its activity more spacious for the spirit, one has the innate capacity to be able to do that and this can be possible by a firm religious belief and...

The Spirit Feels, Believes or Disbelieves

The Spirit Feels, Believes or Disbelieves Man is a being who has innumerable, complex feelings. He loves or hates, rejoices or becomes grieved, feels happy or sad, hopes or becomes desperate, cherishes ambitions and imagines, and feels relieved or bored, and so an. Also, he likes or dislikes, appreciates or...

It Is Spirit Sees Hears Thinks

It Is Spirit Sees Hears Thinks We see with our eyes. In other words, our eyes are simply instruments with which to see. The main center of sight is in the brain. However, it is not the brain itself, which sees. You do not say ‘My brain sees’, but you...

Look At To Your Inner World And See Your Soul

Look At To Your Inner World And See Your Soul If anyone looks carefully into his own life and his inner aspect, he will discern the existence of an eternal spirit. Every person changes his body each year, in other words, the body is completely renewed every year, but his...

Scroll Up