I know that it has been discussed here this matter, but still it doesn't answer to my questions. There is a narration I found about this matter, but still unclear.
The Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam) said, "When the dead person is buried two black-blue angels come to him, one called al-Munkar and the other called an-Nakeer, and they say to him: 'What had you used to say about this man?' So he says what he used to say: 'Allaah's slave and His Messenger, I bear witness that none has the right to be worshipped except Allaah and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger.' So they say: 'Verily we knew that you (would) say that.' Then his grave is widened for him to the extent of seventy cubits by seventy, then it is made light for him, then it is said: ' Sleep.' So he says: 'I should go to my family and inform them.' So they say: 'Sleep as the newly married sleeps whom no-one awakes except his favourite wife.' Until Allaah raises him up from that place of sleep. And if he is a hypocrite (munaafiq), he says: 'I heard the people saying something so I said it too, I don't know.' So they say: 'We knew that you (would) say that.' So it is said to
the earth: 'Crush him', so he is crushed until his cross over and he remains in the state of torture until Allaah raises him up from that resting place." [Hasan: At-Tirmidhee from Abu Hurairah.]
I'm struggling to find the answer for the following questions:
- Will we sleep once we die?
- Are we going to be unaware at the time of death just like we fall asleep and eventually not to be aware of what things happen?
- Can the soul at the time of death have dreams and these dreams have effects on the body? Or, the soul will be awaked in Purgatory and it will be as if I'm awaked like now?
- Will only good Muslims sleep in their grave and hypocrite Muslims will be awaken just to taste the Punishment of Grave? Or, each soul will sleep and will have nightmares or good dreams based on the deeds?
I haven't found any answer for these questions, so I was hoping if you could help me find them so that I can have better understand regarding this matter.
My question is: will all souls sleep in their graves just like the living do? Or, only the good Muslims will sleep in their graves and the bad and hypocrites will be remain awaked so that they can suffer the Punishment?