Have you ever wondered what your own soul looks like?
I know I have!
It’s interesting because obviously, there are tons of theories on what your soul or your essence might look like, but which of them is correct?
I’ll tell you the most common theories and we’ll dive a bit deeper into what souls actually are!
What does a soul actually look like?
When answering this question, things get a bit tricky.
I will talk about each of these theories in a second, but before we do that, it’s important that you understand that there is no proper answer to this question as there is no scientific proof of anyone ever actually seeing a soul.
Now: does that mean that anyone who says they did is lying? Of course not!
However, at this point, we can’t say with certainty that anyone has ever seen a soul.
In terms of what souls look like, there are a few different theories. The first one is that souls look like pure light.
When you die, the light leaves the body and goes up to the sky, and that’s what the light is.
Another theory is that the soul takes the shape of the human body, but it’s made out of celestial substance, like the stars in the sky. Another idea is that the soul looks like nothing – it looks like space.
You could say that the soul is the real you. It’s the true mental and emotional and psychological you.
The soul is what makes you, you.
It’s the personality, the feelings, and the thoughts that make you who you are. It’s not the physical body, it’s not the personality that you show to the world or that you try to project, but it’s who you really are.
When you think of a soul, you might think of the Bible and God.
It’s interesting that the word “soul” isn’t actually in the Bible. The only Hebrew word that could be translated to “soul”, refers to a living, conscious body, not an immortal soul like we know it.
Ancient people didn’t use that word so much. What did they use instead? They used “spirit,” “life,” and “breath”.
The word “soul” comes from Germanic origins, but there is also the Latin word “anima,” which means breath or air.
It was used to describe life.
But let’s take a closer look at what a soul’s appearance might be:
Theory 1: pure light
The first theory of what a soul looks like is that the soul is pure light.
Some people think that when you die, the light leaves the body and goes up to the sky, and that’s what the light is.
One reason for that is that when people die and they come back to life again, they often say that they went through a tunnel, and at the end of the tunnel, there was a bright light, and that was their death.
However, the light is also representing pure knowledge and information.
You see, according to many beliefs, the soul doesn’t carry knowledge, it is knowledge.
The soul is the purest form of knowledge.
It carries all the information about you. It’s not just your personality, it’s not just your feelings and thoughts, but it’s also everything that you know, everything that you learned in life, everything you experienced.
It’s also a way to understand the world and how it works. When we’re born, we don’t know anything; we’re like babies.
But as we grow up, our soul learns more and more and keeps on growing until finally at one point our soul becomes complete.
Now: humans don’t have a lot of explanations as to what a soul might look like, so pure light is one of the best things we can come up with.
Some people say it’s a bright point, almost like the sun in the sky.
This information comes from people who claim to be clairvoyant or have out-of-body experiences.
It’s tricky to say anything for sure, given that there is no way to prove what the soul looks like.
However, there is one thing we can be sure of: the soul is pure knowledge, information, and love.
But let’s look at another theory:
Theory 2: the shape of a human body, but made out of a celestial substance
Another theory is that the soul takes the shape of the human body, but it’s made out of celestial substance.
You see, our bodies now are made of matter, which limits us in a lot of ways.
But when you die, your soul is released from your body and becomes pure energy.
Some people say that the shape of the body it takes is based on what the person was in life.
Now: this only leans on the account of people who claim to have seen other souls on their out-of-body journeys.
Some of them claim that the souls even tend to wear clothes, correlating to the area of time that they lived in.
However, this is a theory that’s hard to prove, and as it is, it’s a bit difficult to imagine what you’d look like when you’re dead.
Now the big question is also, if people see that, isn’t that more of a ghost as opposed to your true soul?
And if it is, what is the difference between a ghost and someone’s soul? Is that the same thing?
I wish I could give you more answers, but maybe these questions will allow you to ponder these fascinating ideas on your own.
And in the end, no matter what you believe, it will always be up to you to find out for yourself.
But there is one more theory on the appearance of a soul:
Theory 3: it looks like nothing – it looks like space
Another theory is that the soul looks like nothing – it looks like space.
One reason people say this is because when people die, they say that there is nothing there.
There is no body, no mind, no feelings, no emotions, and no thoughts. It’s just nothing, and that’s what the soul is.
Now, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t an essence or pure knowledge there, it just means that it can’t be visible to the human eye – almost like air.
It’s there, it’s actually all around us, but we still don’t see it.
This theory is interesting, given that it would make a lot of sense.
After all, nobody has really seen a bright light or a ghost-like person leaving someone who just recently died.
Perhaps the soul really does look like space, and you’ll have to find out for yourself once you die.
Now that we’ve covered the appearance of the soul, let’s dig a little deeper:
What exactly is your soul?
Your soul is your real self. It is the real you. It’s what makes you, you.
It’s the personality, the feelings, and the thoughts that make you who you are.
It’s not the physical body, it’s not the personality that you show to the world or that you try to project.
It’s who you really are at your core. It is your essence and your innermost core. It is the thing that connects you to the rest of the universe and makes you part of everything.
Your soul is the part of you that is the most real. It is the part of you that is eternal and will never die because it exists outside time and space.
Now, of course, we could be sitting here, discussing ideas of souls all day long – there is no real proof.
Until we die, we won’t know for sure what our soul actually is.
However, many people believe that your soul is the knowledge of all your past lives combined, and it is hidden deep within you.
It’s the part of you that knows everything.
It’s the part of you that is connected to the rest of the universe and is aware of everything going on around you.
Your soul is not just your personality, it’s not your body, and it’s not your mind.
Some say that our soul is a fragment of God within us.
It is our connection to the universe and the rest of creation.
It is our connection to everything that exists. It’s the part of us that is aware, awake, and conscious.
Now: speaking of souls, you might have heard the term “Old soul“:
What are old souls?
Old souls are people who are aware and conscious of their place in the universe.
They are people who seem to know things without being told, and they seem to understand things that others don’t.
They feel like they’ve been here before, and they can sense the energy around them.
Old souls are people who have experienced a lot in life. They carry a lot of wisdom with them, and they seem to be far beyond their years.
However, old souls aren’t necessarily old at all – many young children can project this knowledge as well.
This is where the idea originally stemmed from!
You see, people believe that a soul can live through many lifetimes, and the older the soul is, the wiser the person will be, even at a young age.
This can get confusing very quickly, especially when we are seeing little children or young people who seem to understand and know more than their own parents.
This is where the term “old soul” comes from.
Old souls are people who have lived many lives, and they carry with them the knowledge of all of these past lives.
A lot of us are old souls, and we can sense that something feels different about us.
However, oftentimes, people simply think that they are a bit different from the rest.
Whether or not you believe in the concept of old souls is up to you, but it’s definitely interesting.
Can you see your own soul?
When you see your soul, you are connecting with your true self.
You are connecting with your authentic self, and you’re connecting with your highest self. You’re connecting with the real you.
Seeing your soul means that you are truly being yourself and you are at peace with yourself, in harmony with yourself, in love with yourself, and you accept yourself for who you are.
Seeing your soul means that you are content with your life, with your past and present, and that you are excited about your future.
It means that you are at peace with all your decisions in life, and you are at peace with everything you’ve ever done in life.
Seeing your soul is all about knowing your intrinsic value as a human being.
It is all about knowing your worth, it’s all about knowing who you are, what you are, and what you have to offer.
Now: not a lot of people have the ability to see their own souls.
They are so caught up in the day-to-day grind, in the hustle and bustle of life, that they simply forget who they are.
They forget that they have a soul, and because of this, they don’t even know what it means when someone asks them if they can see their own soul.
Other people catch a glimpse of their own soul during things such as meditation or breathwork, or while taking plant medicine.
This is why it’s important for you to understand what seeing your own soul means.
It means that you’re at peace with yourself, it means that you’re accepting of yourself, and it means that you love yourself unconditionally in that moment.
You love every part of yourself – your good parts and your bad parts – because those are all aspects of who you are as a human being.
In order to see your soul, all you have to do is connect with your authentic self.
Now: I reckon you will not see your soul forever, it is a fleeting moment that will pass.
But at that moment, you’ll be able to see what you’re made of, and you’ll be able to see the real you.
You’ll be able to see your true self, and that is something no one can take away from you.
That is something that will always remain with you – it’s a part of you, and it will never leave your side.
But let’s figure out some more info on souls:
What your soul is like can depend on religion
Depending on which religion you follow, your ideas on “soul” will be very different.
In Christianity, for example, people believe that your soul will leave your body and go to heaven or hell after you die.
In that scenario, the soul will spend eternity in one of these places and it is the “final destination”, so to speak.
In other religions, like Buddhism, people believe that you get reincarnated into another body.
This means, your soul will store all that knowledge from past lives, but you simply won’t consciously remember it.
This is also where the ideas of old souls, twin flames, etc come in.
In order to have these concepts in place, your soul must have the ability to live through different lifetimes.
But if you can’t remember any of your past lives anyway, what exactly is your soul, then?
Your soul is your real self
Your soul is your real self. It is the real you.
It’s what makes you, you. It’s the personality, the feelings, and the thoughts that make you who you are.
Your soul is what you truly are.
Your soul is the part of you that is the most real. It is the part of you that is eternal and will never die because it exists outside time and space.
The thing is, our personality and ego are simply layers on top of our souls.
Your ego is a mask that you wear to cover up your true self and to protect yourself from the outside world.
It is a layer that you put on every day in order to make it through the day.
Your ego is formed by your thoughts, feelings, and experiences that you have had in this life, but it’s not your true self.
Your soul is so much more than your ego because it has been around forever – it is eternal and beyond time and space.
Now: the thing is, it’s difficult for us to really comprehend the idea of a “soul” because as humans, we like to have an identity.
The soul, on the other hand, doesn’t really have an identity, it doesn’t see itself as anything.
It is everything and it is nothing at the same time.
It is the collective consciousness, it knows everything and it sees everything.
But this can be difficult to understand because our minds are so limited. We can only see so much.
The soul doesn’t really think in a way that we can understand, but that doesn’t make it any less real or powerful than your personality or ego is.
Honestly, all of these are still just speculations, but when you look at the most ancient and occult texts, they all have certain similarities, and I feel like that must come from somewhere, right?
But lastly, let’s talk about the immortality of the soul:
Is your soul immortal?
Yes, your soul is immortal according to our beliefs. Your soul will never die.
Your soul is your true self. It is who you really are. Your soul will always exist. It will never die. Your soul is your real self. You are a soul, and your soul is you.
The thing is, there is nothing about the soul that could die – just like light or darkness, it just IS.
The soul is eternal. It’s been around forever, and it will continue to exist forever.
It will never die.
It’s not something that you can see or touch, but it exists nonetheless because its existence doesn’t rely on time or space.
Now: when you think about going to heaven or reaching a “final point”, you might believe that this is when you die, but I don’t think so.
I think the essence of your soul will be around forever, in one way or another.
Why do I think that? Well, we haven’t been able to prove a lot of this stuff scientifically, but one thing we have proven without a doubt: energy can’t be created or destroyed, it can only change form.
So: if you believe that your soul is energy, then it will always be around in one form or another.
Your soul will never die, it will continue to exist in some way or another, even if we don’t really understand how right now.
All we know is that it’s real and it’s there and that we can feel it!
This is reason enough for me to believe that in some way, shape, or form, we’ll be around forever, no matter what happens.
Whether that will be reincarnated or simply in a different universe, I don’t think your true essence will ever die.
The soul is fascinating, but unfortunately, it’s impossible to say for sure what a soul looks like.
If you believe the people who are clairvoyant or psychic, then souls are either pure light, celestial substance, or nothingness.
But in reality, it doesn’t really matter what your soul looks like, what matters is that you have one and that you are lucky enough to experience it!
I feel like we don’t remind ourselves enough of the fact of how amazing it actually is that we are here on this planet, experiencing life!
This is a very rare opportunity, and I think it’s important to be grateful for it.
I know I try to be as often as I can.
So whether your soul is pure light or not, use this opportunity to experience life in all its depths so that your soul can soak it all up!
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