Analyzing the Essence of Spirit in Hadith

The main problems to study are "how is the essence of spirit being mentioned in hadith of the Holy Prophet; how does the spirit serve as a spiritual intelligence potential. The answers to those problems are formulated by using "holistic" approach and semantical aspect analysis by these interpretation techniques: text interpretation, inter-textual interpretation, systemical interpretation, psychological interpretation, educational interpretation, and sufistical interpretation. Research results indicated that hadith talking about spirit can be found in authentic books, books of Sunan, and book of Musnad. Hadith that talks about spirit of authentic quality, essential, existence and dimensions of spirit in hadith is composed of spirit of body dimension and of spiritual dimension. Spirit of body dimension associated with the life and death of a person that Imam Gazali called the spirit dealing with doctors. Spirit of al-Qudus (Ruh al-Qudus) is not dealing with the doctors but having a tendency to God, to afterlife and to goodness.

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