Samurah Ibn Jundub narrated: The Messenger of Allah (sallAllahu alaihi wasallam) often used to ask his Companions: “Has any one of you seen a dream?” So whoever Allah wished to do so would tell of a dream he had seen. One morning, he told us: “Last night, two persons came to me (in a dream), and said to me: ‘Let's go!’ So I set off with them, and we came to a man who was lying down, with another man standing over him holding a big rock. He was throwing the rock down on the other man's head, smashing it. The rock rolled away, and the thrower went after it and brought it back. By the time he came back to the man, his head has been restored, then he proceeded to do the same thing again. I said, 'Subhan-Allah! Who are these two?' (My two companions) said to me: 'Go on, go on!'.
“So we went on, and came to a man lying flat on his back, with another man standing over him holding and iron hook. He put the hook in one side of the man's mouth and tore off that side of his face to the back (of his neck), and then tear his nose likewise from front to back, and his eye from front to back, and then do the same on the other side of the man's face. He had hardly finished on the second side, when the first side was restored, so he went back and started again. I said: 'Subhan-Allah! Who are these two?' (My two companions said: ‘Go on, go on!'.
“So we went on, and came across something like a Tannur [a kind of oven: usually a pit lined with clay for baking bread]. - I think he said: In it there was much noise and voices. - We looked into it, and inside it were naked men and women, with flames coming up to them from underneath; When the flames reached them, they cried loudly. I asked, 'Who are these?' (My two companions) said: 'Go on, go on!'.
“So we went on and came to a river- I think he said: red like blood- and in the river there was a man swimming, and another man on the bank who had gathered many stones. The man who was swimming came to the one who had gathered many stones, and opened his mouth, and the man on the river-bank placed a stone in his mouth. The man in the river swam away, and then came back, and every time he came back, he opened his mouth and a stone was put in it. I asked (my two companions), 'Who are these two?' and they said to me, 'Go on, go on!'.
“So we went on, and came to an ugly man, with the most repulsive appearance you have ever seen. Beside him was a fire, and he was kindling it and running around it. I asked: 'Who is this?' (My two companions) said to me: 'Go on, go on!'.
“So we went on, and came to a garden of deep green dense vegetation, with all sorts of spring colours. In the midst of the garden there was a very tall man, so tall that I could hardly see his head. Around this man were more children than I had ever seen. I asked: ‘Who is this? Who are they?' My two companions said: 'Go on, go on!'.
“So we went on until we came to a huge garden, bigger and more magnificent than any I have ever seen. My two companions told me: 'Go up into it', so we went up into it, to a city built of gold and silver bricks. We came to the gate of the city, asked for it to be opened, and we were admitted. There we met men with one half of their bodies as handsome as any you have ever seen, and the other half as ugly. My two companions told them: 'Go and throw yourselves into that river' - there was a river flowing through the city, with water as white as milk. They went and did as they were ordered, and came back with all trace of ugliness removed, in the best form.
“My two companions told me: ‘This is the Paradise of 'Adan (Jannah 'Aden- Garden of Eden), and that is your place' - and I looked up and saw a palace like white clouds! My two companions said to me: 'That is your place'. I said to them: 'May Allah bless you both! Let me enter it. They said: 'Now (is not the time) for you to enter it'.
I said: 'I have seen many wonders tonight. What is (the meaning of) all that I have seen?' They said: 'We will inform you: The first man whom you saw having his head smashed with a rock, is the man who studies the Qur'an but neither recites nor acts upon it, and who sleeps and neglects the prescribed prayers ...The man you saw having his face torn from his mouth, nose and eyes, front to back, is the man who goes out of his house in the morning and tells so many lies that it spreads all over the world. The naked men and women who were in something like a Tannur are the adulterers and adulteresses, and the man whom you saw swimming in the river and having stones thrown in his mouth was one who used to consume Ribas (usury). The ugly looking man you saw kindling the fire and walking around it is Malik, the gatekeeper of Hell. The tall man in the garden is Ibrahim, and the children around him are all the children who died in a state of fitrah [i.e. the natural - born state of mankind].
Some of the Muslims asked: “O Messenger of Allah! What about the children of the Mushrikin [pagans]?” The Messenger of Allah (sallAllahu alaihi wasallam) said:
“The children of Mushrikin (are there) too. And the people who appeared half handsome and half ugly were those who had mixed a good deed with a bad deed, but Allah forgave them”. [Reported by Al-Bukhari].
In another report: “Tonight I saw (in a dream) two men who came to me and took me to a holy land. Then he mentioned it and said: We went on and came to a hole like a Tannur. Its upper part was narrow and its lower part was wide. The bottom of it was filled with fire. When the fire flared up, it lifted up the people inside, so that they nearly came out of the top, and when the fire died down, they went back inside. In this hole were naked men and women. We went on until we came to a river of blood - a man was standing in the middle of this river, and on the bank there was a man who had some stones in front of him. The man in the river would approach him, but when he tried to climb out, the man on the bank put a stone in his mouth, and pushed him back. Every time the man in the river tried to come out, the one on the bank threw a stone in his mouth and sent him back ... They brought me to a tree and took me into a house more beautiful than any I have ever seen, in which there were old men and young men …
The one whom I saw with his mouth being torn, was the liar who spoke lies which spread from him until it reached the horizon; they will continue doing this to him until the Day of Resurrection ... The one whom I saw with his head being smashed is the one whom Allah taught the Qur'an, but be slept (and failed to recite it) at night, and failed to act upon it during the day; they will continue doing this to him until the Day of Resurrection. The first house which I entered is a house for all the believers, and the (second) house is the house of the martyrs … 'I am Jibril and this is Mika'il. Look up!' So I looked up and above me I saw something like clouds. They said:
'That is your place'. I asked: 'Let me enter my place'. They said: 'There is still some time for you to complete; when you have completed it you will come to your place'.”
 Narrated by al-Bukbari; quoted from al-Nawawi, Riyadh al-Salihin, Bab Tahrim al-Kadhb.
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