If No Soul Bears Another’s Burden, Why Does a Dead Body Feel Pain When Harmed?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat


If no soul bears another’s Burden, why does a dead body feel pain when harmed?


In this insightful video, we explore the question: If no soul carries the burden of another, then why does the dead body feel pain if it is harmed? Join us as we delve into this intriguing topic, seeking to understand the Islamic perspective on the relationship between the soul and the body after death. Through scholarly explanations and theological insights, we aim to provide a comprehensive answer to this profound question.

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat pursued Arabic Grammar and Morphology alongside his English and History degree. Post-graduation, he deepened his studies in Damascus, learning Arabic, Hanafi Fiqh, Theology, and more under notable scholars like Shaykh Adnan Darwish and Shaykh Rashad Shams. He continued in Amman, expanding into Tafsir, Hadith, Prophetic Biography, and other Islamic sciences, guided by teachers such as Shaykh Ali Hani and Dr. Hamza al-Bakri.