By: Ahmad Bahjat


Inside Cover
Preface
Introduction
Story Of Masrur And Maqrur
Last Dinner
Dining Table
Dialouge
conspiracy
decree
Prayer
Arrest
Investigation
Confession
vision
The Death of Masrur
The Death Of Maqrur
The Reckoning of Masrur
The Reckoning Of Maqrur
Perish andů..
The Resurrection of the dead
The Bursting of the sea
Exploding Mountains
The gathering of wild beasts
The final moments
Escape
The appearance of angels
He Forgot and so was Forgotten
The Earth Shone
Read your book
The trial
At last
Oh servant!
The Bridge of As-Sirat
Prostration
Judging the tyrants
Judging pharaoh
The question
The core issues of the case
O allah send me back!
Satan's declaration
Without an interpreter
Pharoah and Human
Those who ruled with Fear
Mutual Disputations
Destructive friendship
Levels
The great fire
The thoughts of tyrants
Those who lost their own souls
The Bribe of Qarun
Inside saqar
They will cry "o malik"
The food of hell
maqrur reclining in paradise
Dazzling colors
A palace in paradise
Rivers of milk
Changes
The houris
A love story
The position of the Egyptian
A new friendship
Pharaoh and masrur
The blessings in paradise
The torment of hell-fire
Dreams in paradise
The peak of all blessings

Islambasics Library: Face to Face : Masrur of Paradise & Maqrur of Fire

Investigation

 

Masrur was observing his prey and prisoner while Maqrur was observing the golden chair of the great master; his opponent and judge. Masrur was overwhelmed by the feeling of hatred and enmity, while Maqrur was overwhelmed with astonishment at such a luxurious life.

 

He was annoyed to meet the great master barefooted, as Maqrur considered it to be impolite. He should have taken his shoes off before entering to avoid tarnishing those expensive carpets. Unfortunately, he did not have the chance to do so. After Maqrur had repented, he became very poor, to the extent that he did not even own a pair of shoes. He was perplexed whether to tell his master this fact or not.

 

What Maqrur expected actually happened.

 

Masrur blamed him and said, "Where are your shoes?"

 

"I left them at a cave door of a mountain in Eastem Egypt. Since that time, I have failed to get another pair."

 

Masrur said, "Undoubtedly, you know of what you are accused."

 

Maqrur quickly started to think about his accusation. Verily, the previous ten years were void of any action that violated the law. Did the master mean his past miserable life?!

 

Masrur interrupted his train of thought and said, "You dog, speak. It is better for you to offer full confession."

 

Maqrur said, "Do you want a full confession?"

 

Masrur cried, "Yes!"

 

Maqrur said, "I will confess. I will say everything to you. I was a highway robber, a thief who lived upon stealing and drinking. I was a very rich man and thusly women were used to chase me everywhere. Then I left all of this. I confess that I was guilty but that was ten years ago."

 

Masrur protested saying, "I am not asking you to tell us about your life story."

 

Maqrur said, "What are you asking about then, great master?"

 

Masrur said, "I am asking about your other crime. Theft and highway robbery are of no importance to me. Tell us about your I other crime."

 

Maqrur thought for a while, then he said, "That was all sir."

 


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