Friday, October 24, 2008

Jummah Mubarak

"The last entrant to Paradise would be a man who walks once and stumbles once and be burnt by the fire once. When he gets beyond it, he will turn to it and say: ''Blessed is He who has saved me from you and has given me what He gave nobody in the earlier or later times.'' Then a tree would be raised up for him.

So he will say: ‘O my Lord! Bring me closer to this tree so that I may take shelter in its shade and drink from its water.’ Allah (swt) would say: "O son of Adam! If I grant you this, you will demand Me something else." He will say: No, my Lord. He promised that he would ask for nothing else. His Lord would excuse him because He sees that the man would not have patience over it. So He will make him near it. Then he will take shelter in its shade and drink its water. Afterwards, a tree more beautiful than the first would be raised up before him. ‘O my Lord! Bring me closer to this tree so that I may take shelter in its shade and drink from its water. I shall not ask you of anything other than that.’ Allah will say: "O son of Adam! Did you not promise Me that you would not ask Me for anything else". He will reply: ‘Probably I shall ask for nothing if you bring me near it.’ And he promised Him that he would not ask Him for anything else. His Lord would excuse him because He knows that he would not keep his word. Anyhow, He would bring him near to the tree.

The man will take shelter in its shade and drink its water. Then a tree more beautiful than the first two would be raised up at the gate of Paradise. He will say: ‘O Lord! Please make me near to this tree so that I may enjoy its shade and drink its water.’ I shall not ask You anything else. His Lord would excuse him as the temptation of which he could not resist. So He will make him near this tree. When He would bring him near it, he would hear voices of the inhabitants of Paradise. He would say: ‘O my Lord! Admit me to it.’ Allah would say: "O son of Adam! What will bring an end to your demands to Me? Will it please you if I give you the (whole) world and a similar one along with it?" The man will say: Are you mocking at me, though you are the Lord of the worlds?"

Narrating this Hadith ibn Masud (ra) laughed and asked (the hearers): ‘Why don’t you ask me what I am laughing at.’ They said: ‘Why do you laugh?’ He (ra) said: ‘In the same way Allah’s Messenger (saw) also laughed when he said this hadith, and (the companions) asked: ‘Why do you laugh, O Messenger of Allah?’ He replied: "On account of the laughter of the Lord of the worlds when the desirous of Paradise said: Are you Mocking at me though you are the Lord of the worlds? At this, Allah will remark: I am not mocking at you, but I am All-Capable to do whatever I wish." Reported by Muslim

Kindly remember the Ummah of Nabi (saw), the sick and oppressed as well as my family & I in your Dua'as, likewise we will do the same, Inshallah

Have a blessed day!

2 comments:

::: SPEEDY ::: said...

May we get to enter Jannah...Ameen
Jummah Mubarak to u and ur families too

Princess said...

Speedy - Aameen ~ Thummah Aameen to you Dua'as