Our ability to see is one of our most significant functions. But what does sight really mean? How do we see? What do we see? What do we not see?
Does everyone see the same things?
Why do some see things others can’t?
How do we see in our dreams?
How do some see jinn?
Can angels be seen? If so, how?
Can one see the countenance of ALLAH? How?
What is hallucination?
What is a nightmare and how does it form?
How are we going to see in the realm of the grave?
How will sight work at the place of gathering (mahshar)?
How is sight in heaven and hell?
And so on and so forth…
Let’s begin with remembering what sight actually means. If the waves that reflect from the objects in front of us are between four-thousandths of a centimeter and seven-thousandths of a centimeter, our pupils convert these waves into electromagnetic signals and transmit them to our brain. Then, based on the existing database, a synthesis is formed and an image is generated. This imaginary image is what we claim to ‘see’.
The brain begins to receive and store external data while still in the womb. Every new data input, i.e. all waves that we perceive or don’t perceive, is stored inside the brain, in an area of similar frequencies and cell groups.
All data waves stored inside the brain are synthesized with existing waves to form new compositions at all times. A wave composing a thought, for example, may be voluntarily directed to the person’s center of vision and synthesized to form images. Depending on the brain’s program, this may also be involuntary, in which case we begin to see illusions or hallucinations.
There is a significant difference between hallucination and the sight of saints, Rasuls and Nabis. Drug-induced hallucinations are driven by jinn and they comprise baseless ideas not supported by the system. Such ideas and images have nothing to do with the reality of the system in which we’re living.
The unveiling experienced by saints, Nabis and Rasuls, on the other hand, depends on waves comprising the primary principles and realities of the system.
Please allow me to emphasize once again:
The idea that our spirit came from the heavens, from the spirit of god, that it sees and knows with the divine powers it possesses, that it’s going through a trial in the body and that it will return to god – at which point it will be judged and either sent to heaven or hell – and that we see and hear through this spirit, is nothing but a misevaluation and an erroneous interpretation of symbolic expressions.
We must come to our senses and learn to READ properly… The Rasul and Nabi have disclosed the system and order of Allah under the religion of Islam, using symbols and metaphors where necessary. The Quran is the book explaining the universal system and order of Allah.
Thus, we would be wise to look for the answers inside the very system we’re part of rather than searching outside.
To reiterate, the brain thinks, feels and sees within the limitation of the data waves it receives. While doing this, it simultaneously uploads all of this information to the wave-body we call the ‘spirit’.
But, if the spirit is composed of waves, how does it stay as a single unit without becoming scattered?