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  • The Delights of the people of Paradise- III

    The food and drink of the people of Paradise does not produce any impure excrement: It might come to one’s mind that the food and drink of Paradise might produce the same as the food and drink of this world, namely excrement, urine, mucus, saliva, and so on. But this is not the case. Paradise is a place that is free from all impurities, and.. More

  • The Delights of the people of Paradise - II

    The pleasures of this world are transient whilst the joys of the Hereafter are lasting and eternal: This is why Almighty Allah calls the pleasures of this world “temporary conveniences” because they are enjoyed for a short while, then they come to an end, but the joys of the Hereafter have no end; there are many verses in this regard,.. More

  • The Delights of the people of Paradise - I

    The Superiority of the Delights of Paradise over the Pleasures of this World The pleasures of this world are tangible and present, “here and now,” whilst the delights of Paradise are as yet unseen promises. People are readily influenced by what they can see and know instantly. It is hard enough for them to forgo something that is in front.. More

  • The Indisputable Event - II

    Summarizing the Chapter The chapter of Al-Waaqi'ah opens with a booming clarion cry, a crashing epiphany, that ushers its witness's mind to the edge of creation's cataclysmic fate and onto the near shores of his or her own swift passage into undisputed reality, when this earth has been leveled into mere strewn dust. Quickly dispensing with a world.. More

  • The Indisputable Event - I

    When the indisputable Event [of the Last Hour] occurs, no one then shall belie its occurrence! These two lines are among the most unforgettable opening verses of any chapter in the Quran. They belong, of course, to the chapter of Al- Waaqi `ah. The Arabic word 'waaqi'ah' means `event,’ ‘happening,' or `occurrence’. The revelation.. More

  • The eternal enemy - II

    Satan deceives the Muslim in several ways that he follows in order, so that if he fails to deceive him through the first way, he moves to the second, and so on. Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allaah have mercy upon him, said, Satan's evil is limited to six categories that he uses with the son of Adam till he traps him in one or more of them. The first evil is.. More

  • Terrors of the Grave - II

    The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “I said to them [the two angels who came to him (in a dream) and awakened him and said to him: ‘Proceed!']: ‘I have seen many wonders tonight. What does all that I have seen mean?’ They replied: ‘We will inform you: as for the first man you came upon whose.. More

  • Terrors of the Grave - I

    How different, dear readers, are those who are tortured from those who are blessed in their graves! How different, dear readers, is he who previews the Mercy of Allah The Almighty, from him who previews His Wrath in the grave. I want you, dear reader, to imagine these scenes and envision them with your entire soul. Here are some images related to.. More

  • The ranks of people in the Hereafter – II

    Those who favour others over themselves: The seventh rank is that of those who favour others over themselves, spend in charity and benefit people with their wealth and other resources. They are those about whom the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam said, as in the narration of Ibn Mas’ood, may Allaah be pleased with him: “None except.. More

  • The ranks of people in the Hereafter – I

    There is no doubt that on the Day of Judgement, people will vary in rank according to their status; they shall be classified according to their deeds and standing. The first six ranks in the Hereafter are: 1. Ulul-'Azm - The five Messengers with strong will and determination As for the first and foremost rank, it belongs to the five Messengers.. More

  • The Hellfire described

    Allah has warned us in His Book about the Hellfire and has informed us about the different types of punishments it will have, to the extent that one's heart splits due to fear. Allah has informed us about its torment due to His mercy, so that we would therefore fear and avoid it. Listen to the verses in the Book of Allah that address the description.. More