Qu’ran - Spirit helpers and guides - Surah Al An’am
Type of Spiritual Experience
The idea of spirit helpers and guides. That guidance and help is given to those who are open to spiritual experience [believe], and that have a task in the Great Work that requires help. The text calls these chosen ones ‘servants’, and prophets. Notice who is included in these lists – a large number of Biblical figures, including Jesus.
A description of the experience
Qu’ran- Surah Al An’am translated by Sahih International
6:82 They who believe and do not mix their belief with injustice - those will have security, and they are [rightly] guided.
6:84 And We gave to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob - all [of them] We guided. And Noah, We guided before; and among his descendants, David and Solomon and Job and Joseph and Moses and Aaron. Thus do We reward the doers of good.
6:85 And Zechariah and John and Jesus and Elias - and all were of the righteous.
6:86 And Ishmael and Elisha and Jonah and Lot - and all [of them] We preferred over the worlds.
6:87 And [some] among their fathers and their descendants and their brothers - and We chose them and We guided them to a straight path.
6:88 That is the guidance of Allah by which He guides whomever He wills of His servants. But if they had associated others with Allah, then worthless for them would be whatever they were doing.
6:89 Those are the ones to whom We gave the Scripture and authority and prophet-hood. But if the disbelievers deny it, then We have entrusted it to a people who are not therein disbelievers.
6:90 Those are the ones whom Allah has guided, so from their guidance take an example. Say, "I ask of you for this message no payment. It is not but a reminder for the worlds."
6:149 Say, "With Allah is the far-reaching argument. If He had willed, He would have guided you all."