Body and Soul Description

What is the relationship between
body and soul?


here is a power of good and evil in
every human, this kind of power also exists in body and soul. My physical
desires draw me towards the ground. Ground wishes to take me down. In this
world, I wish to collect a lot of money. There is a variety of food and drink
items on my dining table.

This is my self, ego, or psyche
that is taking me towards the world. These are our animal nature requirements;
it is obvious that these are blind and deaf. They just want their physical
comfort whether it is a lawful way or unlawful. These physical things just want
sensual relaxation. Whether it is in any manner. Contrary to that, there is a
soul inside us; it wants to take us towards the elevation, towards Allah.

There is an Arabic saying!

Everything goes back to its origin

كلُّ شيء ٍ يعودُ إلى أصوله

Where does this body come from us?

The answer is:

1: From Earth

2: Where does her diet come from?

The answer is:

From the same earth.

All the food items crops, fruits,
meats of all kinds, cotton in preparing of our dress and water come from the
same earth. That is why it pulls us down towards the ground because its origin
is soil.

Where is the soul come from?

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un

إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ

Al-Baqara (The Cow) – 2:156

 “Surely we belong to Allah and to Him
shall we return”.

The basic necessity of our body in
a variety of food and water. If any of these basic needs is reduced so our body
gets sick. Unless we do not meet the lack of food or water. So our body remains
sick and weaker. Similarly, Allah has also managed the diet for the soul. And
it is a remembrance of Allah and it is the Holy Quran.

The way the body needs food and
water to maintain it. Similarly, the soul also needs food to maintain it and
its food or diet is the Quran, a remembrance of Allah. Man strives and arranges
to hide his body in his second step. If you consider where this cotton is come
from, from which this dress is made. Where is the soul come from?

So where is the focus of this soul?
The answer is, Towards its center. From where it has come. The concentration of
this soul is towards Allah, it wants the mercy and affection of Allah.  


The real sense of affection is
already gained but practically soul needs love. To gain the confidence of and
be very close to Allah Almighty. This nature of struggle continues between soul
and body. Where has this soul’s diet come from?

The answer is from the very above.
The diet of this soul is the word of Allah. Physical food is required for our
physical needs. A spiritual diet has been provided by Allah for our spiritual
needs. And it is the Holy Quran.

1. The first type is the nafs

إِنَّ النَّفْسَ لَأَمَّارَةٌ

“Indeed the nafs that
overwhelmingly commands a person to do sin.” (12:53)

2. The second type of nafs is known
as nafs al-lawwāmah.

وَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِالنَّفْسِ

“And I swear by the reproaching
soul.” (75:2)

3. The third method is the nafs

يَا أَيَّتُهَا النَّفْسُ
الْمُطْمَئِنَّةُ ارْجِعِي إِلَى رَبِّكِ رَاضِيَةً مَرْضِيَّةً

To the righteous it will be said,
“Oh reassured soul, return to your Lord well pleased, and pleasing to Him.”

see also: WHAT IS FATE?