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

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The blessings in paradise

Maqrur was facing a little problem. He was wondering whether he should get his wife, the beautiful Houri, a ring or a necklace as a gift. But where he could get the money from, and where he could get the gift from!

 

Maqrur felt he could not ask his servant and so he asked his friend the Egyptian who said, "Call the one responsible for your palace and you will see what he can do for you."

 

So Maqrur said to the one responsible for his palace, "I want to get my wife a gift."

 

The man said, "At your service."

 

He then gave Maqrur a key to the room of gifts and he took him there and showed him the treasury where all the gifts, which were fit for both men and women were found.

 

Those precious gifts were made up of diamonds, rubies and chrysolite. Here we remember the hadith of the Prophet (pbuh) l Where he Said, "In Paradise, there is what no eye has ever seen and what no ear has ever heard and what no mind can ever compass. "

 

Maqrur asked, "How can we pay for such tremendous gifts?"

 

The man said, "It seems that my master is still thinking with his worldly mind. Sir, those gifts are all yours and you can do whatever you want with them. You can give them to whomever you choose."

 

Maqrur chose a necklace made of diamonds and a crown made of red rubies and green chrysolite and then he went to his wife.

 

Maqrur said to her, "I brought you a present."

 

She said, "You are my greatest present."

 

Maqrur took the jewels out of his pocket and he put the necklace on his wife's neck and the crown on her head. Although the jewels were so beautiful the Houri was even more so, making the jewels vanish beside her outstanding beauty.

 

Maqrur said to himself, "Allah is so Glorified. How can one find a proper gift for such beauty? Had not it been better if I had brought her a rose?"

 

 


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