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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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Do Muslim martyrs really get 72 virgins in heaven?

I'm interested in knowing whether martyrs are promised 72 virgins in heaven. I've already searched this site, and the question has not come up before.
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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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Will homosexuality be granted in Heaven for those who have been patient?

I'm a woman who happened to be one of those who are born attracted to their same gender. But, I'm a strong follower of islam and I love Allah a lot! Therefore I suppress all my desires for the sake of ...
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What is the language of the Paradise?

I was wondering what the language of the people is in the paradise (Jannah)? Is that a new language or it is one of the current world languages? As another related question, and actually on the other ...
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What is the appearance of humans in Jannah (Paradise)?

I heard in a bayan that the age of men in jannah will be 33 and women will be 18 and their height will be nearly 60 feet. What wil be the appearance of people in paradise? Please, post some ...
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Will inhabitants of Jannah still learn?

Will they learn things in jannah like for library or wanting to know histroy of things happen in earth and known prophets and unkown prophet's and things like secret of universe or why Allah created ...
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When people die, do they go directly go to heaven or hell until judgement day?

When a person dies. Where will their soul go? As judgement day is known by Allah Almighty and what I have read, after day of judgement a person will go to either hell or paradise. But what happens ...
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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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Would I really enjoy Jannah [paradise], if at all I manage to get there?

So I am just a run of the mill guy who makes a decent living. I don't expect to go to Jannah unless I mend my ways, and Allah forgives me. However, I am kinda confused if I would enjoy Jannah. I love ...
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Does the soul have a physical body in the hereafter? (Sunni view)

Will the people of paradise/heaven be physical beings or spiritual beings? Here on Earth, I understand that we are physical beings with souls. My question is, will the people of paradise/heaven also ...
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If God is "Infinitely" Merciful, doesn't that mean that, in a philosophical way, everyone will be forgiven and given access to jannah?

If God is "Infinetely" Merciful, doesn't that mean that everyone will be given access to jannah? Let's say I have an infinite number of candies, and I'm also Infinitely generous, and a Kid ask me to ...
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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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Why didn't Allah created us in jannah without test? [closed]

Allah can do anything without the slightest of effort. As well as Allah giving us "free will", why didn't He create all of the mankind and all of the heavens and the earth in Jannah without any kind ...
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What are the names of gates of Paradise?

I have heard the there are more than one gate to paradise or if I am not mistaken, there are 7. If so, then what are their names?
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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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Who keeps the gates of Heaven?

In Christian tradition (and popular culture), the role of keeper of the Pearly Gates is often taken by Simon Peter, one of the companions of Jesus who was reportedly given "the keys of the kingdom of ...
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Why only Muslims should go to Jannah why not non muslims?

Good deed can be done by non Muslims as well so why only Muslims should go in Jannah.
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How to interpret "A women who reveals her body or even wears tight fitting clothes wont come within 500 years of the smell of Jannah"?

AskImam quotes the Prophet as saying: A women who reveals her body or even wears tight fitting clothes wont come within 500 years of the smell of Jannah. and the extended version Women who are ...
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Wishing husband to be only mine in Jannah

I am widow, I lost my husband 2 month before, he was suffering from cancer. We have twin 7 years boys.I love my husband and he loved me very much and I was his only one wife in his life. , he was good ...
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Is Jannah one place?

According to Islam, which of the following understandings of Jannah is more correct; All people who will go Jannah, will be in same place. There will be different Jannahs, and one will go into a ...
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Will Muslims have to worship Allah in Jannah?

All Muslims must have to offer prayer five times a day and they are responsible for this in front of Allah. So, my question is that, will Muslims be required to offer prayers in the heaven as well?
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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 ...
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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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Will we still be under the threat of punishment in Jannah?

Adam was warned when he was in Jannah. Will we be free in Jannah or will we still be under the threat of punishment? When someone is in jannah is it still possible for him/her to be judged? If a ...
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Is there nobody in Jannah (paradise) yet?

I saw this question Who will be the first person(s) who enter the paradise? which talks about people going to Jannah (paradise) after the Day of Judgement. The current answers talk about Prophet ...
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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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Would we be able to do haram things in jannah?

I wanted to know if it would be OK to do haram in heaven (e.g. drink alcohol) because you have followed all the rules that Allah has given you and gotten to paradise so now you can do whatever you ...
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Why a little child goes directly to Jannah?

As far as I know, if an Infant or a little kid or child dies he/she goes automatically to Jannah, because he/she hasnt done anything bad. Now My Question is: Isn't it a bit unfair that they don't have ...
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Difference between 7 skies and position of the heavens?

Well I know that there are 7 skies. But I just wanted to know the position of the heavens. I mean are they scattererd in every sky? Or are they in one specific sky? And if they are scattererd ...
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Arabs and other nationalities

Do Arabs stand a better chance in getting into Heaven as the Holy Quran is written in Arabic? What i'm trying to ask is that, since they know Arabic and the Holy Quran is written in Arabic, isn't it ...
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What will happen to those who are mentally ill in the afterlife?

As far as I know, mentally ill people will not be held accountable for anything they do simply because they do not have the mental capabilities to part right from wrong. Just like a child. In that ...
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Where are the Prophet's parents now?

When Prophet Muhammad (saw) went to see heaven and hell on the night of Miraj his parents were taken out of hellfire and put in heaven. Which part of heaven was it? Was it one of the seven levels or ...
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What are the names of seven heavens and hells in Arabic script?

The names of seven heavens and hells in Arabic. I know a few of them. Hell I know only one which is for Muslims. What about Christians, Jews, pretenders, magicians and idol worshipers? Please give ...
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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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Who will be last person entering paradise?

Who will be last person entering jannah (paradise) ? And what will be bad deeds of that person?
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Are the rivers of milk, wine, and honey in paradise to be taken literally?

مَّثَلُ الْجَنَّةِ الَّتِي وُعِدَ الْمُتَّقُونَ فِيهَا أَنْهَارٌ مِّن مَّاءٍ غَيْرِ آسِنٍ وَأَنْهَارٌ مِّن لَّبَنٍ لَّمْ يَتَغَيَّرْ طَعْمُهُ وَأَنْهَارٌ مِّنْ خَمْرٍ لَّذَّةٍ لِّلشَّارِبِينَ ...
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Do disbelievers automatically go to hell?

As far as I know, If a Person is not a muslim, then He or her has not chance to go to Jannah. If the person is a disbeliever because he has never known the existence of Islam, then he can be accepted ...
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Does hell and heaven, the ones mentioned in the Quran, currently exist?

In Quran we have a lot of verses talking about the hell and the heaven and their characteristics. What I want to know is that whether the hell and heaven mentioned in Quran currently exist?
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In Islamic tradition, what actions or reasons will put you to spend eternity on Hell?

I'm a Catholic and I'm stuck with an atheist in a discussion regarding, according to the atheist folk, illogical result receiving the consequences of choosing not to believe in something, as in: I can'...
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Jannah, it's levels and the extent to which wishes shall be fulfilled

Will there be levels in jannah? I have heard that all wishes would be accepted in jannah so if I wish myself to be at a upper level of jannah will I be granted that? I wish to know more about jannah ...
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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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Why bilal R.A name was not included in the names of ten sahabas to enter paradise?

I have seen a hadith in Sunni references that Abdul Rahman bin `Awf said: The prophet (PBOH) said: Abu Bakr in Paradise Omar in Paradise Uthman in Paradise Ali in Paradise Talha in ...
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Why Jannah promises young handsome boys to serve and fulfill desires?

During the Sodoma and Gomorrah story, we know that the angels went to Lut house as young handsome boys and not in their natural form. That's why we suppose homosexuality is a sin. But why in Qur'an it'...
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Do animals go to heaven?

According to the Quran or holy scriptures, is it made clear that animals go to heaven or not? As an aside, does the definition include insects?
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Where is Paradise and Hell?

Do paradise and hell exist within the universe? It's so vast that humans haven't even been the other galaxies.
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Does Qur'an 99:6-8 imply that everyone can enter paradise regardless of their beliefs?

Qur'an 99:6-8 is as follows: That Day, the people will depart separated [into categories] to be shown [the result of] their deeds. So whoever does an atom's weight of good will see it, And ...
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Will children who die, go to heaven or they'll go to another place?

Will children who die, go to the Jannah (heaven) or they'll go to another place? I have heard that children won't go to the heaven which Mo'menin will go (I mean the children who die before the age ...
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When we go to Jannah, can we have children?

When we go to Jannah, can we have children? I.e., have a family, not just be with your family. If not then why?
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Misinterpretation about the 72 virgins

I happened to see this TED talk by Lesley Hazleton. She is an agnostic Jew and without bias she explains that Quran doesn't speak of 72 virgins. It is simply a misguided verse of the Quran. The verse ...
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