Most religions and faiths believe in the existence of an afterlife. For some, this is in the form of reincarnation. For others, there is heaven and hell.
Islam & Afterlife
Although the scientific theory behind the afterlife is an emerging field of research given the advent of technology, much has already been mentioned about it in the Holy Qur’an. The connection between the two worlds has always existed in the monotheism that Islam preaches.
Allah mentions the afterlife multiple times in the Holy Qur’an.
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“It is God who created you, then He provided sustenance for you, then He will cause you to die, then He will give life back to you” (Surat Ar-Rum 30:40).
“It is We who give life and make to die, and to Us is the homecoming” (Surat Qaf 50:43).
“He created death and life that He might try you according to which of you is best in works” (Surat Al-Mulk 67:2).
According to the Qur’an, belief in the afterlife, which is an issue fundamental to the mission of the Prophet Muhammad, was also central to the mission of all prophets before him.
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Watch Sheikh Omar Suleiman talk about meeting loved ones after death as part of an Islamic proof to the claims made by individuals who had near-death experience (NDE)
Is there a way to find scientific evidence that points to the existence of an afterlife? When the physical body dies, how is the afterlife experienced? Is it the human consciousness that enters the next destination? Is control lost over the physical human body but the consciousness prevails?
Scientists have tried to solve the puzzle of consciousness and the afterlife since antiquity. How can the answers to such mindboggling questions be found?
An interesting event used to study a possible connection between the two is the near-death experience, which is defined as personal experiences associated with death or impending death, encompassing sensations such as detachment from the body, feelings of levitation, serenity, light, warmth, or the absolute ceasing of being.Pages: 1 2