Background Islam is the youngest of the world’s major religions originated in the seventh century with the life and mission of Muhammad.  It was not a totally new religion.  Its conceptual roots are in Judaism and Christianity.  Muslims see their religion as a continuation and rectification of the Judeo-Christian tradition. Born in Mecca 570 A.D, […]

Paradise (Heaven) The name most frequently given to paradise, the abode of the blessed, is Janna [garden].  The description of paradise in the Qur’an shows that it is essentially a place of sensual delights in which there are beautiful women, couches covered with rich brocades, flowing cups and luscious fruits. Heaven is for the righteous.  […]