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3:15 For the righteous are Gardens in nearness to their Lord

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Say: Shall I give you glad tidings of things Far better than those? For the righteous are Gardens in nearness to their Lord, with rivers flowing beneath; therein is their eternal home; with companions pure (and holy); and the good pleasure of Allah. For in Allah’s sight are (all) His servants,-

According to Anwar ul Bayan,

The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) related that Allah shall summon the people of Heaven (Jannah), to which they will reply, “O our Lord, we are present and ever ready to enact Your instructions for all good is with You.” Allah shall ask them whether they are happy, to which they shall say “Our Lord, how can we not be happy when you have given us what you have not given to any of your creation?” Allah will ask them, “Should I not confer on you something better?” Allah will tell them, “I shall confer my pleasure upon you and I shall henceforth never be displeased with you.” (Bukhari and Muslim)

Narrated Sahl bin Sa`d Al-Saidi:

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “A place in Paradise equal to the size of a lash is better than the whole world and whatever is in it.”

Paradise and Hell are Eternal – Islamic Web Library


Reference : Sahih al-Bukhari 3250
In-book reference : Book 59, Hadith 61
USC-MSA web (English) reference : Vol. 4, Book 54, Hadith 473
  (deprecated numbering scheme)

Madani, Muhammad. Anwar ul Bayan. (vol. 1 p. 360). Tafsir-Anwarul-Bayan-01.pdf (

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