Jannah - Paradise - Jannat
Jannah Firdous - Definition of Jannah in Islam - Doors of Jannah - levels of Jannah - Description of Jannah in Quran - Jannah and Jahannam
Jannah Firdaus - Ways to Enter Jannah (Paradise) - Life in Jannah
Jannah, also known as Paradise, is a central concept in Islam and is believed to be the ultimate goal for all Muslims. It is described in the Quran as a place of eternal peace, happiness, and beauty, where believers will be reunited with their loved ones and will live in the presence of God.
Jannah is a physical place that is located in the afterlife, and it is believed to be located in the heavens. It is said to be a garden filled with lush greenery, flowing rivers, and beautiful buildings. The inhabitants of Jannah will live in peace and harmony and will not experience any pain, suffering, or hardship. They will be free from the worries and troubles of this world, and will be able to enjoy the blessings of God in a perfect environment.
The Quran describes Jannah as a place of physical and spiritual pleasure, where believers will be able to eat delicious food, drink from crystal clear rivers, and wear fine clothing. They will also be able to enjoy the company of other believers and will be able to engage in meaningful conversation with one another.
In Jannah, believers will also have access to the knowledge and wisdom of God, and will be able to learn and grow in their understanding of the faith. They will be able to witness the miracles of God and will be able to understand the true nature of the universe.
Jannah is also described as a place of spiritual and emotional fulfillment, where believers will be able to experience true happiness and joy in the presence of God. They will be able to understand the true meaning of life and will be able to find ultimate satisfaction in the love and grace of God.
To enter Jannah, one must have faith in God and must follow the commandments of Islam. The Quran mentions that the people who will enter Jannah are those who have faith in God, do good deeds, and avoid sins. The good deeds include providing for the poor, helping the needy, being kind to others and spreading peace and love.
It is also believed that the actions of a person in this life will have a direct impact on their status in Jannah. Those who have lived a righteous and virtuous life will be rewarded with a higher status in Jannah, while those who have committed sins will be punished.
Jannah is not only a place of physical and spiritual pleasure, but it is also a place of spiritual growth and development. It is a place where believers will be able to deepen their understanding of the faith and to grow closer to God. It is also a place where believers will be able to experience the ultimate fulfillment of their spiritual desires and to find true happiness and contentment in the presence of God.
In conclusion, Jannah is a central concept in Islam and is believed to be the ultimate goal for all Muslims. It is a physical place that is located in the afterlife, and it is described in the Quran as a place of eternal peace, happiness, and beauty. To enter Jannah, one must have faith in God and must follow the commandments of Islam. Jannah is a place of physical and spiritual pleasure, where believers will be able to eat delicious food, drink from crystal clear rivers, and wear fine clothing. It is also a place of spiritual growth and development, where believers will be able to deepen their understanding of the faith and to grow closer to God.
Jannah is a vast and beautiful place.
– Its walls have been made of bricks of gold and silver, and its cement is made of musk.
– The ground is made of saffron and ambergris (a wax-like substance).
– Instead of gravel, there will be diamonds and pearls.
– There are huge mansions made of pearls, diamonds and beautiful jewellery.
– There will be various types of fruits, milk, wine (sweet smelling, non-alcoholic), honey and other delicious types of food for the Jannaties.
– No one will suffer any trouble, difficulty, hardships or suffering but will receive all kinds of comfort in Jannah.
– Every wish, request and desire will be fulfilled in Jannah.
– There are 100 ranks in Jannah.
– Each rank is as significant in breadth as the sky to the ground.
– Its doors are so broad that a fast horse would have to run seventy years to get from one side to another.
– The greatest Ne’mat (blessing) in Jannah is to make Didaar (See) of Allah (S.W.T).
Allah (S.W.T) says in the Quran that “Therein will be thrones raised on high, goblets placed (ready), cushions set in rows and rich carpets spread out.
Prophet (S.A.W) has said, “If anyone among you performs the ablution (wuzu), completes it well and then recites the Kalima, then all eight gates of Paradise will be opened for him and he may enter by whichever of them he wishes”.
25 Ways to Enter Jannah (Paradise) in Islam:
We all want to enter Jannah, but are we sincerely striving for it? There are multiple ways to attain the pleasure of Allah SWT and enter His Jannah. Allah SWT has made it easy for us to enter His Jannah, but some of us forget this due to an ‘attachment’ to this temporary worldly life!
Following are some hadiths which will show us 25 ways or good deeds to enter the Jannah. Remember, these are not the ‘only’ 25 ways, and there should be ‘sincerity’ and ‘consistency’ in these acts to get Jannat-ul-Firdaus (the highest level in Jannah) InshaAllah!
1) Whoever meets Allah without ascribing anything to Him will enter Jannah. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
2) Whoever believes (has Imaan) in Allah and His Messenger (peace be upon him) and establishes the prayer and fasts in the month of Ramadan, it is incumbent upon Allah that He enters him in Jannah. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
3) Whoever says: “I am pleased with Allah as my Rabb, and with Islam as my Deen, and with Muhammad (peace be upon him) as my Prophet, Jannah would be mandatory for him. (Sunan Abu Dawud)
4) Whoever asks Allah for Jannah three times, Jannah will say: “O Allah, enter him into Jannah.” (Jami` at-Tirmidhi)
5) Whoever says “SubhanAllah al-Adthim wa Bihamdihi (Glorified and Exalted is Allah, The Great, and with His Praise), a date-palm tree will plant for him in Jannah. (Jami` at-Tirmidhi)
6) Allah has Ninety Nine Names, one hundred minus one, and whoever believes in their meanings and acts accordingly will enter Jannah. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
7) Truthfulness leads to righteousness, and righteousness leads to Jannah. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
8) Whoever builds a Masjid seeking by it the Pleasure of Allah, Allah will make a similar place in Jannah for him. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
9) Whoever repeats after the Mu’adthin (the caller to prayer) from his heart (i.e., sincerely) will enter Jannah. (Sunan an-Nasa’i)
10) Whoever calls the Adhan for 12 years, Jannah will become mandatory for him. (Sunan Ibn Majah)
11) Whoever prays the two excellent prayers (Asr and Fajr) will go to Paradise. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
12) Allah will prepare for him who goes to the mosque (every) morning and in the afternoon (for the congregational prayer) an honourable place in Paradise with good hospitality for (what he has done) every morning and afternoon goings. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
13) Anyone performs the ablution perfectly and then offers two rak’ahs of prayers, concentrating on them with his heart and face; Paradise will necessarily fall to his lot. (Sunan Abu Dawud)
14) Whoever prays 12 Rak’ah in the day and night, a house in Jannah will be built for him. (Sunan an-Nasa’i)
Two before Fajr
Four before Zohar & 2 after Zohar
Two after Maghrib
Two after Isha
15) Whoever takes a path in search of knowledge, Allah will make the path to Jannah easy for him. (Jami` at-Tirmidhi)
16) I saw a man going about in Jannah (and enjoying himself) as a reward for cutting from the middle of the road a tree which was causing inconvenience to the Muslims. (Muslim)
17) Whoever can guarantee (the chastity of) what is between his two jaw-bones and what is between his two legs (i.e. his tongue and his private parts), I guarantee Paradise for him. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
18) Anyone whose soul leaves his body and is free of three things will enter Jannah: Arrogance, stealing from the spoils of war, and debt. (Sunan Ibn Majah)
19) Whoever raises two girls, then I and he will enter Jannah like these two (Prophet indicated with his two fingers). (Jami` at-Tirmidhi)
20) Whoever visits an ailing person or a brother of his to seek the Pleasure of Allah, an announcer (angel) calls out: “May you be happy, may your walking be blessed, and may you be awarded a dignified position in Jannah”. (Jami` at-Tirmidhi)
21) Allah guarantees him who strives in His Cause and whose motivation for going out is nothing but Jihad in His Cause and belief in His Word that He will admit him into Jannah. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
22) O people, spread the Salaam (greetings), feed the hungry, and pray while the people are asleep; you will enter Jannah in peace. (Sunan Ibn Majah)
23) (The performance of) Umrah is an expiation for the sins committed between it and the previous Umrah, and the reward of Hajj Mabrur (i.e., one accepted) is nothing but Jannah. (Sahih al-Bukhari)
24) Whosoever last words are:
LA ILAHA ILLALLAH
will enter Paradise. (Sunan Abu Dawud)
25) Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: If somebody recites this invocation (given below) during the day, and if he should die then, he will be from the people of Jannah. And if he recites it in the night, and if he should die on the same day, he will be from the people of Jannah.” (Jami` at-Tirmidhi)
8 Doors Of Jannah
The details of the 8 gates are as follows:
1. Baab As-Salaat
This gate will allow those people to enter Paradise who were punctual and attentive in their prayers. Allah promised great rewards for those who prayed with sincerity and faith and this gate will be the fulfillment of this promise:
“Indeed, those who believe and do righteous deeds and establish prayer and give zakah will have their reward with their Lord, and there will be no fear concerning them, nor will they grieve” (Quran 2:277).
2. Baab Al-Jihad
“Fight them until there is no [more] fitnah and [until] worship is [acknowledged to be] for Allah . But if they cease, then there is to be no aggression except against the oppressors” (Quran 2:193).
Those Muslims who sacrificed their lives in the way of Islam through Jihad will enter Heaven from this gate.
3. Baab As-Sadaqah
This gate allows only those believers to enter who were charitable and gave Sadaqah in the way of Allah.
4. Baab Ar-Rayyaan
The people who kept their fast with sincerity and to attain the blessings of Allah will be allowed to the Heaven through this gate.
Sahl (RA) reported that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) said:
“In Paradise there is a gate called Al-Rayyaan, through which those who used to fast will enter on the Day of Resurrection, and no one but they will enter it. It will be said, ‘Where are those who fasted?’ They will get up, and none will enter it but them. When they have entered, it will be locked, and no one else will enter” (Bukhari 1763).
5. Baab Al-Hajj
Entry through this gate is reserved for those who observe the Hajj Pilgrimage.
6. Baab Al-Kaazimeen Al-Ghaiz Wal Aafina Anin Naas
The people who were able to control and suppress their anger and were forgiving towards their brethren will be lucky enough to enter Paradise through this door.
7. Baab Al-Iman
Entry through this door is for those people who were steadfast in their faith in Allah and trusted His decisions for them and lived a life that was a fulfillment of His commands.
8. Baab Al-Dhikr
The believers who constantly remembered Allah and did Dhikr will be allowed to enter Heaven through Baab Al-Dhikr.
“Gardens of perpetual residence; they will enter them with whoever were righteous among their fathers, their spouses and their descendants. And the angels will enter upon them from every gate, [saying], “Peace be upon you for what you patiently endured. And excellent is the final home”” (Quran 13:23-24)
Allah Almighty has given us many signs and there is no doubt that if we act upon His commandments and live our lives with a firm belief in Allah and His mercy then there is no stopping us from entering the gates of Heaven unless He wills otherwise. So remain steadfast for there are many rewards waiting for those who are true to Allah, His Messenger, and His one true religion.