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The Reality of Jannah

Shaykhul-Islām Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allāh have mercy upon him) stated:

Al-Jannah is not merely a name for the trees, the fruits, the food, the drink, the women of paradise, the rivers and palaces. Most of the people make a mistake regarding the name of Al-Jannah. Indeed Al-Jannah is the name for the abode of unrestricted complete bliss. And from the greatest of the bliss in Al-Jannah is the enjoyment of looking at the Noble Face of Allah and hearing His speech. Also is the delight of the eye by being near to Him and by way of His being pleased. There’s no comparison of the pleasure in it from the food, the drink, the clothing and the images (therein) to this pleasure (of seeing the Noble face of Allāh and being near to Him). 
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Thank Allah For Favoring You With The Sunnah

Al-Imam al-Haafith Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allah have mercy upon him) stated:

I entered upon one of our companions and there was a matter that happened with him which caused him to cry. So I asked him about it and he said: -I remembered that which Allah has bestowed upon me of favor from the Sunnah, knowing it, being free from the doubts of the people and their false principles, being given the success to have clear intellect and sound natural disposition towards that which the Messenger came with. So (thinking about) that made me happy until it caused me to cry.

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