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

A love story

Maqrur thus tasted the life of bliss in Paradise and on top of the material blessings came the Houris.

 

The existence of this shy and beautiful Houri in his life was enough to change his feelings towards existence and his own self.

 

In a moment of serenity Maqrur talked to his wife about his inner feelings.

 

He said, "Every moment I feel more grateful to Allah. He blessed me with the ability of giving and receiving love though I had forgotten love a long time ago."

 

The Houri said, "You have not forgotten love a long time ago as you say, your life under the shade of faith was a continuous love story. Worship and religion in their true essence are nothing but love. Your faith was your love for Allah and when you called people to monotheism it was out of your love for them. Paradise is the place where all those who love Allah gather, so how can you say that you have forgotten love?!"

 

Maqrur thought about the Houri's words. He felt that her words filled him with inner peace and tranquility. Maqrur then lived his life in Paradise enjoying Allah's Blessings to His believing servants. On top of these blessings came the Houri whose love filled his whole world with peace, contentment and tranquility.

 

In the beginning Maqrur thought that the earth of Paradise was made out of pure silver and its dust was made out of musk and saffron, this was how it seemed at first. However, he then discovered that the dust of Paradise was made out of something that looked like musk but that was actually much more beautiful than musk. This was the case with everything in Paradise, i.e.

 

The internal truth of anything is much more beautiful than its external appearance.

 

The thing he admired most in Paradise was its air and light that looked like a spring of love that knows nothing except joy. The light in Paradise was not the light of a sun or a moon or a lamp but it was rather the light of the Great Lord.

 

Allah, the Almighty, says, (And the earth shone with the light 0f its Lord.)

 

 

 


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