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The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-19)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.* Have you asked Allah (SWT) sincerely for martyrdom? For the Messenger of Allah (SM) said: "Whoever asks Allah sincerely for martyrodom, Alllah (SWT)  will give him the status of martyr, even if he dies on his...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-18)

To read the previous part of this story,click here. The Prophet (SM) said: "There is no-one who died on the day or night of Friday, but Allah (SWT)  , may He be exalted, protected him from the Fitnah of the grave"5. DAILY  ISLAMIC  LIFE  * Do you pray...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-17)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Prophet (SM) said: "Who ever prays for for giveness for the believing men and believing women, Allah will give him one reward for each believing man and believing women (he prayed for)"4.7- Defending the borders of...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-16)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.DEEDS WHICH WILL BENEFIT THE DECEASED AFTER HIS DEATH1- Praying for him.The Prophet(SM) said:"If a company of Muslims numbering one hundred pray over a dead person' all of them interceding for him, their intercession [i.e. prayers for...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-15)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."Then Jibril took me up until we reached the sixth heaven' and he asked for it to be opened. He was asked: Who is there?' He said: 'Jibril'. The voice asked: Who is with you?' He said:...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-14)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.From Malik Ibn Sa'sa'ah  (RA)  from the Messenger of Allah  (SWT)  who said: "While I was lying down in al-Hatim' someone came to me and split open what is between this and this- he indicated the space...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-13)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Prophet (SM) said: "Most of the punishment in the grave is because of (failing to clean oneself properly after) urinating))1.6- The Kafir's punishment is increased because of some of his familya's weeping for him.The Prophet (SM)...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-12)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.THE SINS FOR WHICH THE SINNERS WILL BE PUNISHED IN THE GRAVE1- Punishment for the one who learnt the Qur'an and refused to act upon it' and for sleeping through the prescribed prayers.We have already quoted the...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-11)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."So we went on' and came to an ugly man' with the most repulsive appearance you have ever seen. Beside him was a fire' and he was kindling it and running around it. I asked: 'Who is...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-10)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.THE PHYSICAL PUNISHMENT OF SINNERS IN THE GRAVEFrom Samurah Ibn Jundub: The Messenger of Allah  (SWT) often used to ask his Companions: Has any one of you seen a dream?" So whoever Allah (SWT)  wished to do so...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-9)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."The Kafir or hypocrite will be asked: 'What did you used to say about this man?' He will say: 'I don't know. I used to say whatever the people were saying. He will be told: 'You did...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-8)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.38-  The soul of the believer is tied to his debts.The Prophet (SM) said: "The soul or the believer is tied to his debts until they are paid off"12.39- The people of heaven pray for the believer.The...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-7)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.As for the Kafir, angels of wrath will come to him with sackcloth. They say: Come out to the wrath of Allah. So (the soul) comes out like the foulest stench of dead meat, and they take...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-6)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.25- The people of heaven will welcome the good soul, and there will be glad tidings for it.26- There will be no welcome for the evil soul, and only bad tidings for it27- The Believer will see...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-5)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.«A voice will call from Heaven: 'My slave has spo­ken the Truth' so furnish his grave from Paradise and clothe him from Paradise' and open for him a gate to Paradise'. He said: Some of its breeze...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.This is indicated by the Hadith of al-Bara' Ibn 'Azib (RA) who said: «We went out with the Prophet  (SM)  to attend the funeral of one of the Ansari men. When we reached the grave, and before...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The questioning begins immediately after the burial, because whenever he buried someone, the Prophet (SM) would stand at the graveside and tell the people: «Ask Allah (SWT)  to forgive your brother and give him strength, for he...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.4- The Angel of Death sits at the head of the dying person*.5- The Angel of Death informs the believer of Allahs forgiveness and pleasure, and informs the Kafir of Allaha's wrath and anger*WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE...

The Grave Punishment and Blessings (Part-1)

WHAT HAPPENS JUST BEFORE THE SOUL IS TAKEN?1- Allah's hesitation to take the soul of a Believer.From Abu  Hurayrah (RA) who said: The Messenger of Allah (SWT) said: [A«Allah. may He be exalted, said:Whoever shows enmity to some one devoted to Me, I shall be...

Satan and his Ways of Approaching the Believers (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story,click here. Na'eem Ibn Hammad is reported to have said: "A group of Muslims can constitute one community when they sincerely show obedience to Allah (SWT). But if such a group go astray, one should hold fast to what...