Awe-inspiring descriptions of Jannah (Paradise) from the Qur’an and hadiths (Part 1))

We have all heard beautiful and awe-inspiring descriptions of heaven from the time we were three years old which have motivated us to do good so as to attain Jannah. Keep reading to know more of Jannah and its beauty.

And if you ask about their food, then it is fruits from whatever they
will choose, and the meat of whatever birds they desire.

And if you ask about their drink, then it is Tasneem, ginger, and

And if you ask about their drinking cups, then they are crystal-clear
and made of gold and silver.

“And if you ask about its ground and its soil, then it is of musk and

And if you ask about its roof, then it is the Throne of the Most

And if you ask about its rocks, then they are pearls and jewels.

And if you ask about its buildings, then they are made of bricks of gold
and silver.

And if you ask about its trees, then it does not contain a single tree
except that its trunk is made of gold and silver.

And if you ask about its rivers, then there are rivers of milk who’s
taste does not change, and rivers of wine that is delicious to those
who drink it, and rivers of honey that is pure, and rivers of water
that is fresh.

And if you ask about its shade, then a fast rider would ride in the
shade of one of its trees for a hundred years and not escape it.

And if you ask about its fruits, then they are softer than butter and
sweeter than honey.

And if you ask about its leaves, then they are softer than the softest

And if you ask about its vastness, then the lowest of its people would
have within his kingdom and walls and palaces and gardens the distance
that would be travelled in a thousand years.

And if you ask about its tents and encampments, then one tent is like a
concealed pearl that is sixty miles long.

And if you ask about their brides and wives, then they are young and
full-breasted and have had the liquid of youth flow through their
limbs; the Sun runs along the beauty of her face if she shows it, light
shines from between her teeth if she smiles; if you meet her love, then
say whatever you want regarding the joining of two lights; he sees his
face in the roundness of her cheek as if he is looking into a polished
mirror, and he sees the brightness from behind her muscles and bones;
if she were to be unleashed upon the World, she would fill what is
between the Heavens and the Earth with a beautiful wind, and the mouths
of the creation would glorifiy, praise, and exclaim greatness, and
everything between the East and the West would be adorned for her, and
every eye would be shut from everthing but her, and the light of the
Sun would be outshone just as the light of the Sun outshines the light
of the stars, and everyone on the face of the Earth would believe in the
Ever-Living, the One who Sustains and Protects all the exists.

And the covering on her head is better than the World and all that is
in it, and she does not increase with age except in beauty; free from an
umbilical cord, childbirth and menses, and pure of mucous, saliva,
urine and other filthy things; her youth never fades, her clothing is
never worn out, no garment can be created that matches her beauty, and
no one who is with her can ever become bored; her attention is
restricted to her husband, so she desires none but him, just as his
attention is restricted to her so she is the sole object of his desire,
and he is with her in utmost safety and security, as none has touched
her before of either humans or Jinn.
And if you ask about its towers, then they are rooms above rooms in
buildings that have rivers running underneath them.

And if you ask about the clothing of its inhabitants, then they are of
silk and gold.

And if you ask about its beds, then its blankets are of the finest silk
laid out in the highest of its levels.

And if you ask about the faces of its inhabitants and their beauty, then
they are like the image of the Moon.

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