Document Type : Original Article


1 Master student of Imam Sadegh (AS) University

2 Assistant Professor of Imam Sadegh University


The problem of eternity of the soul in the hell, and sustainability in the divine punishment is among the most important theological and doctrinal issues which has drawn the attention of Muslim thinkers from the beginning. Mulla Sadra indicated the problems concerning the issue, and tried to answer them. He wants to prove the sustainability of unbelievers in the hell, so he rejects any kind of account which holds punishment un-sustainability. But as the article points out, his proof is insufficient and could not yield the sustainability.