FUTURE LIFE The immortality of the soul and the reality of a future life are very distinctive doctrines of the religion of Muhammad, and very numerous are the references to it in the Qur’an. The whole system of Islam is based upon the belief in the future existence of the soul of man. A description of the special character of this future life will be found in the article on PARADISE.
The terms generally used to express a future life are Daru ‘l Akhirat, Daru ‘l-Baqa, Daru ‘l-Uqba.
Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam