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Questions tagged [jahannam]

جهنم is the Arabic equivalent of Hell.

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Is only one sect of Islam going to Jannah?

Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 171 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Amr That Allah's Messenger (saws) said: There will befall my Ummah exactly all those evils which befell the people of Israel (Jews and Christians), so ...
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How to understand the conversation between the people in the hellfire and those in paradise in the qur'an?

In the qur'an we find a couple of verses which quote conversations between the people in Jahnnam أصحاب النار and those in al-Jannah أصحاب الجنة‎ like: And the companions of Paradise will call out ...
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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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Why does Allah sends weak people with many problems to this world?

There are some people in this world who don't have strength, skills and ability to live, survive and function in this world. I know a person who has many problems and he has failed in life completely....
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If I marry an Ahl-al-Kitab woman and she doesn't convert to Islam, does she go to hell?

Say I wanted to marry an ahl al Kitab woman (A Jew or a Christian), we married, lived together forever, died, and she never converted to Islam. Would she go to hell? Would i act as an intercessor ...
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What is the state of a baby who dies in the womb in the hereafter?

What is the state of a baby who dies in the womb in the hereafter? Will it go to jannah or not? Give answer according to islamic point of view!
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Did Allah Decided Somebody are on Hell before He/She Created?

(1).The People Committing Suicide on Hell. "He gives life and causes death, and to Him you will be returned."(Surat Yūnus,verse56) "... When Abraham said, "My Lord is the one who ...
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If Allah loves more than 70 times to his creation, Why he created this Test in the first place?

Allah knows that certain human beings will go to hell. Imagine your mother finds out that you are going to hell and she has the capacity to undo all of your actions she would do it by all means . My ...
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Is saying a specific person, for example hitler will go to hell incorrect?

There are multiple answers on this site informing that person X fate is with Allah, we shouldnt tell he's going to hell if he's a disbeliever. Is saying a specific person, for example adolf hitler ...
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Are there creatures besides humans and jinns in paradise and hell?

From Islamic scriptures, it is known that the inhabitants of paradise and hell will consist of humans, jinns, hoors and angels. But there is a verse in the Quran in Surah Al Isra: وَلَقَدْ ...
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Question about people who have not heard of Islam/ did not understand it

So there is a hadith mentioning the fact that there will be people on the day of judgement who have not heard of Islam / received the message from God in their lifetime,and from what I understand they ...
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Why should all Muslims go to heaven?

While Islam seems to teach that all Muslims will go to heaven, and peace loving, kin - even charitable - non Muslims will not, I struggle to grasp the idea. I, for example, find it unthinkable that a ...
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After hell those who enter Jannah would they enjoy it?

Those who will be punished in hell hereafter, if they enter Jannah would they enjoy it? Punishment would be very bad and maybe very long, wouldn't they feel regrets and loss that many others entered ...
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Someone not of the Islam religion, who was a good person, will they go to hell?

Say someone who has lived a good life, helped people, been a overall good person, is not evil etc. But they are not Muslim or of the Islamic religion, They may be believe in God, may believe in ...
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Will Muslims be punished In the hereafter?

AsSalamOAlaykum to all of you! I want to ask this question as it was coming in my head again and again. It has been a few months before when I learned about it but I don't really get it. I hope that ...
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Will Satan be Forgiven?

Allah made certain promises with respect to those who will enter the Paradise. Allah explicitly promises that once a person is in the Paradise, he will stay there forever. Allah also states that His ...
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What does the hadith about Paradise surrounded with hardships and Jahannam surrounded by desires mean?

The below hadith is found in Sahih Muslim #2822 and Jami at-Tirmidhi #2559: عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ حُفَّتِ الْجَنَّةُ بِالْمَكَارِهِ وَحُفَّتِ ...
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Why is there hell when Allah loves humans?

Whenever I see sufferings, pain, hunger, sorrow, tests and when I feel these, it makes me wonder if Allah loves humans, then why did he have to create earth and test people, and why does he put people ...
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What is Ibn Tamiyyah's evidence for the claim that Hell will be empty eventually?

The Qur'an clearly states that Hell is eternal. Of course I do not think Ibn Tamiyyah is correct, but I am asking because it is unusual for someone who so repeatedly talked of and condemned bid'ah, ...
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Who stays in Hell forever per Islam?

Allah (ﷻ) said only "Shirk" is unforgivable. If only Shirk is unforgivable, does that by default mean that any non-Muslim who doesn't commit Shirk can be forgiven and enter Jannah (Paradise)? Not all ...
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What is the reason behind why those who reject belief in Allah are going to hell?

I know that non-muslims are going to be denied paradise, but my question is what is the justification behind their disbelief being worthy of eternal torment?
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Can people in heaven and hell ordinarily communicate with one another?

In these ayat, the companions of the Fire and the companions of Paradise talk to one another. And the companions of Paradise will call out to the companions of the Fire, "We have already found what ...
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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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How does Islam justify non-guided people going to hell and what is the point of free will if the future is already written? [closed]

We are all Muslims because we are either raised up as Muslims or at some point in life reverted to Islam. But what about others, the ones who are not being guided is it just their fault that they have ...
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Will Shaitan receive the worst punishment in Jahannam?

The hypocrites and shirk committers will receive the worst punishments in hell. Will shaitan recieve a worse punishment than them?
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Do you automatically go to heaven/paradise if you are a muslim?

In Christianity there are 3 main divisions: Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and Protestantism. (There is also Oriental Orthodoxy and the Church of the East, but they are much smaller than the ...
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What can a convert do for a non-Muslim parent who has died?

If you are a convert / revert to Islam after your parent(s) have died can you do anything for them in terms of supplication or other forms of 'Ibadah to perhaps save them from the Fire or is it too ...
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Why did Allah create hell?

If Allah is so merciful why did he create hell? Would you put somebody that you hate the most in hell to burn for eternity? I just don't see the reason of hell.
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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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Is it permissible to say that specific individuals are among the dwellers of hell?

Is it permissible to say that a specific non-Muslim individual is in hell fire? Or say a specific individual Muslim is in jannah? And is it possible for there to exist different views between Allah'...
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Based on this hadith, muslims will never go to jahannam

The Prophet (sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “Allah, Blessed and Exalted is He, says, ‘O son of Adam, as long as you call on Me, I shall forgive you of what you have done, and think nothing of it. ...
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Ahadith about torture in the grave in form of dragons/snakes? [closed]

I found some ahadith that talk about the torture of the grave and dragons/snakes biting the unbelievers are these hadiths authentic? Narrated AbuSa'id Allah's Messenger (peace be upon him) said: ...
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What's a “Dweller of hell”?

In the following passage, what's a "dweller of hell"? A dead human, or some non-human being? Abu Umama narrated: “The Messenger of God said, ‘Everyone that God admits into paradise will be ...
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If we are punished in the afterlife, will we know why?

One can sin and subsequently forget; or sin without realizing it; or have a host of sins, some major and some minor. As such, when one is punished in the afterlife, it may not be immediately clear ...
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Children being corrupted will they enter jannat?

Salaam aliqum. My ex husband has been awarded custody of my son. For what reason i don't know. But the shaytan is living in my sons dad. He is spreading his poison onto my son. I'm sure the devil is ...
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

Although they don't believe in Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, they still strongly believe in monotheism and some Jews offer daily prayers (3 times a day if I remember correctly). Islamic and Jewish ...
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Those who enjoy pain: where do they go?

Hypothetically, if someone is worthy of His Paradise, but enjoy receiving pain as they got used to it or other reasons, would they still not deserve Hell? I know little about Islam, so please do not ...
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Am I going to hell because I'm gay? homosexual? attracted to the same sex?

My heart and mind is a woman. I'm a muslim. My father was an Imaan but he died 12 years ago. My family, my relatives, my neighborhood, my community are all muslims. I believe in Allah, the creator of ...
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Why does Allah create someone whose fate is hell?

I'm really confused right now. Before he created our soul, He must know for sure, since He knows everything, whether someone is going to go to paradise or hell when they die. And since there is no god ...
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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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Are there any Islamic schools of thought that reject the literal hell?

Although I haven't read the Hadith, I've read the Qur'an many times. I count about 80 chapters in which God warns unbelievers about hell. Many warnings are simple reminders that hell awaits. Many ...
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Why did Noah's wife go to hell according to Quran?

"God sets forth an example to those who disbelieve: the wife of Noah and the wife of Lot, they were both under two of Our righteous servants, but they acted treacherously towards them so they ...
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Do I go to hell for not believing in the Hadith at all?

I don't think I can believe in even the most authentic Hadith out there, because they all seem to be made up or fabricated in one way or another. Now my question is, that, If I reject and refuse to ...
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Are all the people except Muslims going to end up in Hell?

What will happen to all the other non Muslim souls after they die? Are they bound to end up in Hell? Or will they have a trail different than ours? Please Explain.
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Is there clear answer to the Problem of Hell?

I was reading the famous Problem of Hell. The problem of Hell is an ethical problem in religion in which the existence of Hell for the punishment of souls is regarded as inconsistent with the ...
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The soul goes to barzakh, how did Muhammad (saw) see people in Jannah and Jahannam?

We are told that when people die, their body stays in their grave and their soul goes to barzakh where they wait for the day of judgement. After that people enter either Jannah or Jahannam. However ...
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How do some people know that a certain person/group will go to hell?

I often encounter Muslim people here or there who claim that atheists, Christians, Jews, tribal pagans, [insert a group of people], etc. and people who do this and that will go to hell. Now, I want ...
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Will Jinns be with humans in the paradise and Hell?

To the best of my knowledge, Jinns have options to do sin or not (like humans). As a consequence, they'll go to the Jannah (heaven) or hell based on their good and bad deeds. As a result, my question ...
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Is dua not an option but an obligation?

Do you MUST make dua? Is it a voluntary or do we MUST? Will one go to hell if the Muslim does not make dua? If so, what type of duas? Types of Dua Dua al mas’ala (ask) e.g. Grant me … Dua al ...
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Definition of Martyr in Islam

Whether a non-Muslim who dies for his country is called as Martyr? For example: A non-Muslim soldier who saves the people of country from terrorist attack and loose his life for the sake of country or ...