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Soul, According to Quran

SHAFAQNA - Leaving aside the theories invented by human minds, let us turn to the Qur'an for guidance. There is an 'ayah (verse) in the Qur'an: “They ask thee concerning the spirit (or soul). Say, the spirit is from the 'Amr” of my…

Functions of the Soul

SHAFAQNA - The human soul performs various functions in the body, like growth, senses, digestion etc. According to a Muslim scholar, there are four 'souls' in a true believer. Actually, he means that there are four facets in the soul of a true…

The Soul

SHAFAQNA - Many words are used in Qur'an and Ahadith (traditions) for the Day of Judgement and the things related with it. Some of them are explained here: Al-'Akhirah: The next (world), the (life) hereafter. Its opppsites are al-'ula(the…

The Importance of the Refinement and Purification of the Soul

SHAFAQNA - Those who have constructed [their own] religions, causing the straying and deviation of masses of peoples, have for the most part been scholars. Some of them even studied and disciplined themselves in the centers of learning1 The…