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Resurrection and Ending the Relation of Human Beings with the Metaphysical Realm of Barsakh

 

Resurrection and Ending the Relation of Human Beings with the Metaphysical Realm of Barsakh

 

Published in August 1, 2018

Translated by: Ahmed Fathy

 

 

Introduction:

 When the Resurrection of human souls takes place, their relation with Barsakh will come to an end; this query is raised: what are the mechanism of the Resurrection? We try to answer this question by pondering the Quranic verses; we have to repeat some of our ideas mentioned in previous writings to clarify some points.

 

Firstly: from Barsakh to Resurrection:

1- Human souls came from Barsakh and were dressed in human flesh; they return to Barsakh temporarily during deep slumber; they return to it forever when people die; yet, (forever)is not the right word here; human souls will not remain for eternity inside Barsakh after they die and leave the human bodies; human souls enter into Barsakh by death and leave it upon being resurrected. Hence, the word (forever) is used to differentiate between souls entering into Barsakh temporarily during sleep and entering into Barsakh after death until the Last Day.  

2- God says in the Quran: "Until, when death comes to one of them, he says, "My Lord, send me back. That I may do right in what I have neglected." By no means! It is just a word that he utters. And behind them is a barrier/Barsakh, until the Day they are resurrected." (23:99-100). The phrase (and behind them is Barsakh, until the Day they are resurrected) indicates clearly that all human souls will remain located inside the metaphysical realm of Barsakh and they will be made to leave it upon Resurrection. Of course, death occurs to each individual when the human soul fulfills its duration of the life-test on earth, but the Resurrection occurs on the Last Day to all human souls at the same time.

3- Upon death, the human soul enters into the metaphysical realm of Barsakh in a state of deep slumber within timelessness and senselessness; human souls never know when they will be resurrected: "They are dead, not alive; and they do not know when they will be resurrected." (16:21). There is no paradise or torment inside graves/tombs; this is a Sunnite myth, the sinners upon the Resurrection will feel they slept for part of a day: "On the Day when the Hour takes place, the sinners will swear they had stayed but an hour. Thus they were deluded. But those endowed with knowledge and faith will say, "You remained in God's Book until the Day of Resurrection. This is the Day of Resurrection, but you did not know."" (30:55-56).

4- Of course, the Resurrection will not occur within the physical earth of today; it will be within one of the six Barsakh levels; this is because the physical earth and universe (with its planets, stars, and galaxies) will be totally destroyed; the universe will return to the zero point from which it began.  

 

Secondly: examples of Resurrection from real life:

1- The life of human beings contains stages that resemble the Resurrection; e.g., they consume food/crops of the earth which turn into energy, proteins, ova, spermatozoa, etc. and when a man and his wife have sex, the wife is impregnated; the fetus is thus formed by this dead food items and it grows up by consuming his food items as a baby and as a grown-up person; human beings defecate and urinate and their waste turn to water and dust; this feeds and fertilizes plants; this is a repeated cycle: a human being eats, have children, etc. and then dies eventually and his body turns into dust. Hence, the dead soil/earth brings life and it receives death in an endless cycle; in fact, this cycle will end after the Resurrection when the Hour comes. This example of Resurrection cycle goes on; plants grow from dead  soil/earth which springs to life when it receives water and plants grow and microorganisms thrive; draughts causes soil/earth to dry up and die; this cycle is endless: "He brings the living out of the dead, and He brings the dead out of the living, and He revives the land after it had died. Likewise you will be resurrected." (30:19); "O people! If you are in doubt about the Resurrection-We created you from dust, then from a small drop, then from a clinging clot, then from a lump of flesh, partly developed and partly undeveloped. In order to clarify things for you. And We settle in the wombs whatever We will for a designated term, and then We bring you out as infants, until you reach your full strength. And some of you will pass away, and some of you will be returned to the vilest age, so that he may not know, after having known. And you see the earth still; but when We send down water on it, it vibrates, and swells, and grows all kinds of lovely pairs. That is because God is the truth, and because He gives life to the dead, and because He is Capable of everything. And because the Hour is coming-there is no doubt about it - and because God will resurrect those in the graves." (22:5-7). 

2- God the Creator Who created human beings out of nothing can bring them to life again on the Day of the Resurrection; the trees and the woods are material of energy when put inside the fire; the dust of decomposed creatures fertilizes the earth to grow more trees and plants: "And he produces arguments against Us, and he forgets his own creation. He says, "Who will revive the bones when they have decayed?" Say, "He who initiated them in the first instance will revive them. He has knowledge of every creation." He who produced fuel for you from the green trees, with which you kindle a fire." (36:78-80).

 

Thirdly: the mechanism of the Resurrection:

  The previous examples of resurrection on earth within plants and energy cycles are miniatures of the mechanism of the Resurrection of souls on the Last Day which will occur in a Barsakh level.

1- When the time comes, the soul in Barsakh descends to the fetus inside the womb; each human being have two containers: one of the countdown of the lifetime or the duration on earth (this countdown begins once one is born) and one of evil/good deeds recorded by the angels. When one dies, this means that the preordained duration of one's life within the test on earth has been fulfilled; the corpse turns to dust from which it has been created; the soul returns to Barsakh, its original location, and it carries the record of its deeds.

2- Hence, souls are clothed in human flesh to be born and be tested in life until they return to Barsakh again till the Last Day; this goes on until all souls, which were created together at the same time, are tested; after the last soul is tested and fulfill its predestined duration of life on earth, the Hour will take place and the universe will be destroyed; the Last Day will occur in an Eternal Realm.

3- Before the earth, as well as its six Barsakh levels, is destroyed; the souls will be resurrected from a Barsakh level of earth to enter into this Eternal Realm of Timelessness known as the Last Day; after being judged, humanity will live for eternity; some in Hell and some in Paradise.

4- Resurrected souls have the same shape and features of their earthly bodies; it is as if souls have their own DNA: "Does man think that We will not reassemble his bones? Yes indeed; We are Able to reconstruct his fingertips." (75:3-4).

5- Resurrection begins with a huge explosion whose intensity cannot be imagined by human beings; this explosion of the Hour will cause the total destruction of the physical universe; another explosion will cause the Resurrection. God says in the Quran: "And the Trumpet will be sounded, whereupon everyone in the heavens and the earth will be stunned, except whomever God wills. Then it will be sounded another time, whereupon they will rise up, looking on." (39:68).

6- The explosion of the Resurrection will cause the water of life to drop as rain to resurrect the souls; God mentions in the Quran many times the role of rain in bringing the soil/earth to life in this world and He asserts that this is how Resurrection will occur.

6/1: God says in the Quran: "God is He who sends the winds, which agitate clouds, which We drive to a dead land, and thereby revive the ground after it had died. Likewise is the Resurrection." (35:9). We focus below on the phrase (Likewise is the Resurrection).

6/2: God says in the Quran: "He who sends down water from the sky in due proportion; and so We revive thereby a dead land. Thus you will be brought out." (43:11); the phrase (thus you will be brought out) refers to the mechanism of the Resurrection of souls out of their Barsakh tombs/graves.

6/3: The Resurrection is referred to in a similar way in this verse: "And We brought down from the sky blessed water...As sustenance for the servants. And We revive thereby a dead town. Likewise is the resurrection." (50:9-11).

6/4: The Resurrection is referred to in a similar way in this verse: "He brings the living out of the dead, and He brings the dead out of the living, and He revives the land after it had died. Likewise you will be brought out." (30:19).

7- This is the Quranic comparison between the Resurrection of all souls together and the creation of all souls together at the same time: "Your creation and your resurrection are only as a single soul..." (31:28). Go created all souls of humanity from one single soul of Adam: "O people! Fear your Lord, who created you from a single soul, and created from it its mate, and propagated from them many men and women..." (4:1). This resembles the energy of light and its photons; souls were generated from the soul of Adam and are stored in Barsakh to be dressed in human flesh and born to be tested in life when the last soul enter into this test shortly before the Hour at the end of days, there will be no room for more pregnancies; God warns us here: "O people, be conscious of your Lord. The quaking of the Hour is a tremendous thing. On the Day when you will see it: every nursing mother will discard her infant, and every pregnant woman will abort her load, and you will see the people drunk, even though they are not drunk - but the torment of God is severe." (22:1-2); "And it is He who produced you from a single person, then a repository, then a depository. We have detailed the Verses for people who understand." (6:98).

8- The mechanism of the Resurrection is a reversed process of the mechanism of the creation:

8/1: God says in the Quran: "...Just as He originated you, so you will return."" (7:29); "On the Day when We fold the heaven, like the folding of a book. Just as We began the first creation, We will repeat it - a promise binding on Us. We will act." (21:104); "It is He who initiates creation, and then repeats it, something easy for Him. His is the highest attribute, in the heavens and the earth. He is the Almighty, the Wise." (30:27).

8/2: God says in the Quran: "He torments whom He wills, and He grants mercy to whom He wills, and to Him you will be restored." (29:21). This asserts the reversed process we talk about here.

8/3: This means that when we are resurrected, the legs (not heads) of the souls will emerge first after the dust of Barsakh is removed from these souls and all of them will be gathered to stand before the Lord God for Judgment; God says in the Quran: "On the Day when the Shin will be exposed, and they will be called to bow down, but they will be unable." (68:42); "And leg is entwined with leg. To your Lord on that Day is the drive." (75:29-30).

 


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