How sins work?

When person sins, a black spot will be in heart, when person seek forgiveness from Allah or recite Quran, it will remove their black spot on his heart like a medicine to make them hear pure. Minor sins can wipe with good deeds and major sins need repentance.

When people die.

In afterlife once person died, their test is over, they will go to waiting room (Barzakh) waiting for the result in day of judgment. There are 2 sections of rooms one is for disbeliever who have dark face and other room is for the believers who have bright face. The angels will question people how they live their life. People will have sneak peek about themselves, for example they might have peace that will lead to heaven, or they might feel discomfort which can lead to hellfire, but not always, depends on Allah mercy. And the final decision is made on the Day of Judgement. Also, on Day of Judgement some people will be bright if they don’t have sins, but if they are sinful, they will be dark depends on sinful acts.

In summary:

Barzakh>Day of judgement> Heaven/hell.

Am I right?

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First, Barzakh is not accepted by all sects of Islam, though I know Shia believe in.

Second, not all who die in Dunya will understand Barzakh, and not all of them will be questioned. For example consider many children being died, or those with no intellectual power.

Third, yes, Barzakh has its own heaven and hell, and although the test is over but Dunya still exist and those who have died may still receive the NEW rewards/punishments for what they have done in Dunya, like for example if someone make a Bid'ah, it will affect him in Barzakh as much as people who live in Dunya will continue to go by that Bid'ah. Another example is if someone e.g. make a school/mosque/hospital for people, and he will be newly rewarded as much as people benefit from his once-in-Dunya acts. Assume you teach a verse of Quran to someone, and he teaches what you taught to him to another one, and this continue for centuries, then you can see how teaching a single verse can have long-effect on your Barzakh.

Fourth, salvation which Shia Muslims believe in is for Qiyamah, and in Barzakh everyone is left to himself, according to a Hadeeth.

Fifth, rewards/punishments in Barzakh is lighter than in Akherah, probably because there is no common material body there present in the Barzakh, while people will have material bodies in Qiyamah and Akherah.

Sixth, according to Shia beliefs, many who have died will return to Dunya for a while before Qiyamah will rise, although it has constrains ...

In hereafter, there is no Dunya left at all, and every folder for every single task the man has done is closed, and that will be the final judgement, with punishment/rewards being accounted for completely.

PS. not tried to be comprehensive ... only a hint for further study if you liked to

  • I know the making sects are haram, that includes Shia, because according to Quran says "do not make any sects." Commented 16 hours ago
  • @MohamedMohamed, here you asked about Barzakh, if you have question about history of Shia if it was the main path advertised by the holy prophet PBUHH that others deviate from it right after the holy prophet PBUHH left this world, or not, you should ask other questions. But the mainstream is not always and necessarily the right path if you might care: "وَ إِنْ تُطِعْ أَكْثَرَ مَنْ فِي الْأَرْضِ يُضِلُّوكَ عَنْ سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ إِنْ يَتَّبِعُونَ إِلَّا الظَّنَّ وَ إِنْ هُمْ إِلَّا يَخْرُصُونَ"
    – owari
    Commented 8 hours ago

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