Happiness in Life and After Death: An Islamic Sufi View

Table of Contents

    • INTRODUCTION
      • Science and Metaphysics
      • Views of Religions and Cultures
      • Islamic View of Death
    • CHAPTER 1: LIGHTS AND SHADOWS
      • Light
      • Spheres of Consciousness
      • The Purpose of Life
      • Matter and Energy
      • Origin of Creation
    • CHAPTER 2: REFLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS
      • Love of Divine Qualities
      • Potential Human Consciousness
      • Levels of Consciousness
      • Death and Higher Consciousness
    • CHAPTER 3: BIRTH AND DEATH
      • The One and The Many
      • Cycles of Birth and Death
      • Unifying Dualities
      • Paradoxes of Life
      • Remembering Death
      • Death as Freedom
    • CHAPTER 4: HUMAN NATURE
      • Body, Mind and Soul
      • Similarity of Human Souls
      • The Changing and The Constant
      • Soul Guidance
      • Islamic Cosmology of The Self
    • CHAPTER 5: THE ETERNAL QUEST
      • Self-Soul Relationships
      • Aspiring to The Highest
      • The Constant Reference Point
      • Resolving the Paradox
      • The Ever-Present
      • The Next Life
      • Sacredness of Life
    • CHAPTER 6: TWILIGHT AND DEATH
      • Overcoming Fear of Death
      • Courtesies Towards the Dying
      • What Happens After Death?
      • Near-Death Experiences
      • Preparing For Death
      • Ease and Difficulty
    • CHAPTER 7: BURIALS AND GRAVES
      • Respect for Body and Soul
      • Courtesies and Ceremonies
      • Burial Ritual
      • Praying for the Departed
    • CHAPTER 8: THE NEW REALM
      • The Hereafter
      • Experiences in the Grave
      • The Garden and The Fire
      • Angels and Jinn
    • CHAPTER 9: COSMIC CATACLYSM AND RESURRECTION
      • Cataclysm
      • The First Trumpet Blow
      • This World as a Metaphor for The Next
      • Questioning and Judgment
      • Resurrection
    • CHAPTER 10: RETURN TO ORIGIN
      • Identity Meltdown
      • Universal Death, Resurrection and Return to Oneness
      • Personal Accountability
      • Final Gatheredness and Convergence to Unity

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