Questions tagged [akhirah]

al-Akhira (Akirah) الآخرة is the Arabic synonym of the here after

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Do non-Muslims have a chance to go to Paradise?

Should people die as Muslims to get the chance to go to Paradise? If they don't die as Muslims, will they get punished in hell forever?
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What will happen to the people who disregarded all the prophets' miracles as magic?

We know that many prophets performed miracles and many people didn't believe these prophets because they thought it was all magic. But will Allah punish these people? Why would Allah punish them in ...
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Why is it believed that a Muslim will eventually get out of hell?

To best of my knowledge, according to the most common interpretation, if a person is assigned to hell in the afterlife, he will stay there forever except if he's a Muslim. It's believed that, a Muslim ...
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Is it wrong for a Muslim to say that no Hindus will go to Jannah?

Many Muslim preachers say that Hindus will not enter Jannah because they are idol worshipers. But why would they say something like that? Who goes to Jannah and who goes to Jahannam is Allah's choice. ...
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Did Allah bring back to life a man and a boy who were burning each other after death?

In Major Sins by Al-Dhahabi (pdf): It was related that Jesus, the son of Mary (pbuh), passed by a flaming fire burning a man when he was in a journey. Then, Jesus carried some water to extinguish ...
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Why are we being tested?

I have always been told the story of Adam (AS) and how he sinned in Jannah and was sent down to Earth. However, we were not created at the time and had not sinned. So why do all of mankind have to be ...
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How did Prophet Muhammed (saw) see the punishment of the hell fire when judgement day still hasn't arrived?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, How could our beloved Prophet Muhammed (saw) see the punishment of the hell fire and that most inhabitants would be women and other aspects of the after life, when ...
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As an atheist, what awaits me after death?

I'm putting together a Pascal's wager piece of sorts, and wanted to see what modern religions think atheists deserve. So if Islam pans out to be the one true religion, what'll happen to me (an atheist)...
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What happens to people who have never heard of Islam?

What happens to people who have never heard of Islam? Is a man sent to hell because he is not a believer of Islam? Imagine this man is a good man on Earth and did some good things. Imagine this man ...
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Is it wrong as a Muslim to want to be God over my own creations in the afterlife?

I am completely invested in Islam and in no way seek to defy the commands of Allah and the teachings of his Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), but when reading about Jannah and how we will all be granted ...
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Does the soul sleep after death until the day of resurrection?

When Jesus resurrected Lazarus from the dead, he reported to be asleep for 4 days and he didn't go to purgatory. Does that mean the soul sleeps after death until the day of resurrection?
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What will be the fate of a nonpracticing Mushrik or a practicing Ahle-Kitab in the next life?

If a nonpracticing Mushrik or a practicing Ahle-Kitab or a nonpracticing Muslim lives an honest life, doesn't do any harm to anybody with his actions and with his words and engages his entire life ...
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Did Allah let us know His wisdom behind the gruesome punishments in the afterlife?

The punishments in the afterlife seem horrible, typically involving fire and a variety of forms of torture. Indeed, those who disbelieve in Our verses - We will drive them into a Fire. Every time ...
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The language of afterlife

I am wondering what will be the language after life? I couldn't find anything anywhere so asking it here. Is there any ayah or hadith related to what will be language after life?
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What will Jannah be like?

Based on the hadith, in Jannah, you will have everlasting happiness and you will get anything you want. But the real question is, what happens if two people have contradictory desires? For example, ...
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Is there a textual promise of eternal life in the Quran?

Perhaps the most famous Biblical quote is from John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. This ...
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Abusive spouse in dunya, relationship in the akhira?

From what I understand, it seems to be a pretty mainstream (if not consensus) opinion that married couples where both parties go to paradise will be married in paradise as well (see e.g. When a woman'...
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If Allah forgives a sin, is there no punishment for it in the hereafter?

I asked a question at Christianity.SE (now closed), and a comment by Destynation Y says: .. the Catholic Church teaches that forgiveness of sin is not [equivalent] with annulment of punishment for ...
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Will disbelievers' deeds be evaluated on the day of judgement?

In my answer to Do my good deeds committed before converting to Islam count? I mentioned that good deeds reduce punishment of disbelievers and I say "it's known that ..." as it is a rule. I thought ...
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Does the reward of goat qurbani(uḍḥiyyah ) in Eid al-Adha goes to deeds of a deceased

Does the reward of goat qurbani(uḍḥiyyah) in Eid al-Adha goes to deeds of a deceased. My little brother(20 years old) has died recently I wanted to do goat qurbani(uḍḥiyyah ) in Eid al-Adha. Will ...
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If I do not pray but observe good manners, will I go to Jannah? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim. It's kind of show off but I want to know in full detail: I do good deeds, give charity, keep fast, speak the truth, never cheat anyone, etc., but there's only one disadvantage in me that ...
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Is performing namaz mandatory in order to go to heaven?

My 20 years brother died without much knowledge about Islam and he was not doing namaz (salah). However, he was very kind, helpful and good human being. What will happen to him? Will he be punished by ...
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Does a person who curses others lose his right to intercession?

I once read in an Islamqa fatawa that cursing others will revoke your right to intercession if you are among the believers who were appointed to heaven. Is it true? If it is, then what are the hadiths ...
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Do the dead actually have the senses we have when alive?

“Verily, they are greatly tortured in their graves and the animals hear it” [Musnad Ahmed]. What's the punishment and wouldn't all of us be punished? Bodies being slowly eaten and rotting? Also isn'...
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my question is that men will get reward in paradise in form of hoor , will women be given any reward? [duplicate]

In the Quran, it is mentioned that men will be given hoor in paradise if they have done good deeds. but it is not mentioned that if women have done good deeds than what will she get in the world ...
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Are some insignificant haram acts unpunished in the hereafter?

Some haram acts are minor, perhaps for example: using someone's stapler without their permission (thereby stealing a staple), or using words which are borderline cuss words, like "hell". I'm ...
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After death, can a soul travel to Earth to visit family, etc.?

After a person dies, can that person soul travel to earth to visit his family and stuff? I am asking this because I see a lot of passed away people in my dreams.
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Would people from lower level Jannah able to travel to higher level Jannah?

Would people from lower level Jannah able to travel to higher level Jannah? I don't mean move to higher level Jannah permanently, just travel there then comeback to your place in lower level Jannah. ...
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Can the dead see and know about those alive?

Can those dead know, see, and know-about those alive?
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How the teaching of Islam explains why some people suffer and go to Hell etc?

Recently I read something like "If God is All Loving and God definitely has the power why doesn't he simply make everything good and stop all this suffering". Also I am pretty sure that I heard that "...
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What is the position of mad or psychopathic people in Islam? What are they going to get in the afterlife?

Can mad or psychopathic people participate in Islam and come under Shariah Law? What is their position in Islam? What are they going to get in Akhira? I would really love to see ANY Ayah or Hadith ...
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Will a joke bet be honored during Aakhirah (afterlife) if a person dies?

I have heard in one jamaat that a person who takes debt from another person has to give good deeds during Aakhirah if he dies without returning his amount. Now my question is: While playing or doing ...
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Is your fate sealed in the Preserved Tablet?

In these verses of the Qur'an, they imply that our fate is pre-destined. He is the Knower of the unseen. Not an atom's weight escapes Him, be it in the heavens or the earth, nor what is smaller than ...
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What should I do to repent from backbiting?

I used to make fun of other people and done some backbitings too. Now after knowing the bad consequence of it, I feel very afraid. It is not possible for me to go to each and every of those people and ...
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People who have received less in dunya would they receive more in Jannah?

Many muslims they had successful and happy life in this world, maybe they had wealth or became a famous or became a great scholar or became a leader or had a good spouse and children etc whatever ...
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What Islamic positions are there regarding whether people will have free will in akhirah?

I often come across free will as an Islamic doctrine that is a somewhat central problem/proposed solution to other theological problems. Somehow I only ever see it discussed in terms of dunya, perhaps ...
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Are gay people in this life still gay in the afterlife? [duplicate]

Today I was talking to a homosexual friend of mine and I'm a devoted Muslim, but I could not answer their question because I, myself, do not know the answer! I was really confused so I told them I'd ...
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Is genenoristy with the expectation of Divine reward selfish and less admirable?

If you help me because you want Allah to give you rewards or presents , then there's nothing special about your kindness , isn't it?. I would say that an Atheist helping other people is BETTER than a ...
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Is only believing in one God enough?

Will people that only believe that there is one God and no one is equal to him eventually go to heaven? After experiencing hell, of course. As there are many people that I know that don't follow a ...
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How humans think when we are in the hevean or hell ? Do we have the same thoughts or insights same as we used to be before we die?

I've been looking for this question's answer since I've read a lot of how heaven are pictured in many surah . I'm questioning about technologies in heaven.... Is it developed as the era we're living? ...
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What will Allah do to Buddhists who have achieved Nirvana?

Buddhism has two meanings, as a religion and as a philosophy. Most Buddhists are followers of the religion, not the philosophy. This question is about the philosophy. Nirvana is not the Buddhist ...
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Will Allah forgive me if i repent

I want to know that is a person asks for forgiveness from All sins major or minor even from shirk if he repents then can he be forgiven if the person commits even the bigest sin of all but seeks ...
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I have committed major sin of adultry, am i still forgivable if i ask forgiveness

ASALAMUALAKUM my name is rehan and i am 15 years old for the past 7 months i have been online schooling but i have been engaged in porn first but then i started being engaged in masturbation i have ...
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Must a Muslim learn Arabic to communicate with Allah in the afterlife? [duplicate]

When speaking with a (fairly devout) Muslim friend, she encouraged me to learn Arabic in preparation for the afterlife. She said something to the effect that I will be asked questions in Arabic, and I'...