Visions of Heaven.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Are people’s claim to see heaven true? Even if when the form of transport to heaven for the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) was on a winged horse? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. Yes, it is […]

Is There a Place Between Heaven and Hell?

Answered by Shaykh Riad Saloojee Question: Assalamu alaykum Is there a place between heaven and hell? Answer: Assalaamu’alaykum wa rahmatullah, I pray that you are well. There is no ultimate abode besides Paradise and Hellfire. Allah states: A party will be in Paradise; and a party will be in the Hellfire (al-Shura: 7). The Qur’an […]

What Should I Know in Order to Enter Heaven If I Have Never Heard About Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum What is absolutely necessary for a person to know before knowing about revelation in order to enter Heaven? Is there any knowledge that is obligatory to know even though one has never heard of Islam? Answer: assalamu alaykum Yes, there is a difference of opinion between the […]

For Whom is Jannah Prepared? by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said reminds us of what Allah wants for us, and not just what He wants from us. A beautiful reminder not to be missed.  

The Story of Abdul Razzaq and Abdul Ghani, by Novid Shaid

Writer and poet, Novid Shaid, weaves a tale of two men who led very different lives with what they were granted by Allah. There were once two men: Abdul Razzaq and Abdul Ghani. Abdul Razzaq was a faithful man, who was very resourceful, with a talent for acquiring wealth. By the age of forty, he […]

Will People Who Lived Between Prophets Go to Hell?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Salam, I would like to know the people who lived in between the time of Prophet Jesus and Mohammad (Peace be upon them), will they go to paradise or hell? They never received a messenger to warn them… Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that […]

Why are we not in Heaven or Hell Already?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Salam alaykum, Since Allah knows who will go in Heaven and who will go in Hell why He is putting us on Earth? Why not just throw us all into Heaven or Hell? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best […]

Taking Someone Out of Hell and Raising Someone’s Level in Paradise

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have two questions. 1. If you are in jannah (heaven/paradise) can you bring someone out of hell and into jannah because they say in jannah whatever you wish for comes true. 2. If you are in a lower level of jannah and your family or someone is in […]

What is the Islamic Concept of Heaven?

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Question: Assalamailaikum. My Christian friend has asked me what is the Islamic concept of heaven.  How should I answer this question? Answer: Wassalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Muslims do believe in heaven and hell, in eternal reward or punishment depending on whether human beings follow the will of Allah and […]

Good Deeds & Salvation: Putting Our Works Into Perspective

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: What role do actions play in salvation?  There are, of course, Muslims out there who have adopted ideas similar to the Christians that belief is all that you need to be saved. What would you advise that I tell them. Answer: assalamu `alaykum All that one needs to be […]