Seven levels of paradise.
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I have a question about Jannah. I heard there are seven levels of Jannah. Are we given information as to what kind of people enter each level?
For example I read that In the 7th level are the people that were really pious on earth and did very good deeds and obeyed allah swt the most. And then I heard that in the lowest level are the muslims that were not so good. But what types of people are in the second, third, fourth, fifth, six levels?
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Seven levels of paradise
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 17 Surah Israa verse 21:
21 See how We have bestowed more on some than on others (in this world); but verily the Hereafter is more in rank and gradation, and more in excellence.
In light of the guidance of the Glorious Quran and the Sunnah,
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Such are the innumerable grades, ranks and levels in
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 4.48 Narrated by Abu Huraira
The Prophet said, "Whoever believes in
Allah and His Messenger (saws), offers prayer perfectly and fasts the month of
Ramadan, will rightfully be granted Paradise by Allah, no matter whether he
fights in Allah's Cause or remains in the land where he is born." The
people asked, "O Allah's Messenger (saws)! Shall we acquaint the people
with this good news?" He (saws)
Of all the grades and levels of Paradise, the Messenger of Allah (saws) declared the absolute highest rank and level is called the Al-Firdaus..
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 5.318 Narrated by Anas
Haritha was martyred on the day (of the
battle) of Badr, and he was a young boy then. His mother came to the Prophet
(saws) and said, "O Allah's Messenger (saws)! You know how dear Haritha is
to me. If he is in
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.572 Narrated by Anas
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: .A forenoon journey or an afternoon journey in Allah's Cause is better than the whole world and whatever is in it; and a place equal to an arrow bow of anyone of you, or a place equal to a foot in (the lowest level of) Paradise is better than the whole world and whatever is in it; and if one of the women of Paradise looked at the earth, she would fill the whole space between them (the earth and the heavens) with light, and would fill whatever is in between them, with perfume, and the veil of her face is better than the whole world and whatever is in it."
Sahih Muslim Hadith 6783 Narrated by Sahl ibn Sa'd as-Sa'idi
I was in the company of Allah's Messenger (saws) when he (saws) gave a description of Paradise, and then Allah's Messenger (saws) concluded with these words: There would be bounties in Paradise which no eye has ever seen, no ear has ever heard and no human heart has even ever perceived! He (saws) then recited this verse of the Glorious Quran: (Surah As-Sajdah 32-16:17)
16 Their limbs do forsake their beds of sleep the while they call on their Lord in fear and in hope: and they spend (in charity) out of the sustenance which We have bestowed on them.
17 Now no person knows what delights of the eye are kept hidden (in reserve) for them as a reward for their (good) deeds.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,