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Finally Satan succeeded in his mission and made
them approach that specific tree. Instantly evil
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consequences appeared. The Holy Qur'an says:
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"When they both tasted of the tree,
their private parts became manifest to each
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other and they both began to cover themselves
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with the leaves of the trees (in the garden),
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and their Lord called them saying: Did I not
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forbid you both from that tree and tell you
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that Satan was your avowed enemy. They said
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: Our Lord! We have wronged ourselves. If
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You forgive us not and bestow not upon us
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Your mercy, we shall surely be of the losers."
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(7:23,24)
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The Prophet Adam and Hawwa Feel Penitence:
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The Prophet Adam (A.S.) and Eve followed the
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temptations of Thlis and were deprived of the
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heavenly bliss. They were, however,
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overflooded with grief. They requested The
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Almighty to forgive them. The Almighty, the
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Most Merciful accepted their repentance and
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chose them for His mercy. At the same time He
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dispelled them from the Garden of Bliss. They
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became ordinary people. They had to live like us
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for only a certain span of life on this
earth.
They
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would be recreated again to be judged for their
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actions on the Day of Judgment.
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The Almighty gives Directions: They lived for
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many years. The Almighty sent directions and
guidance to the Prophet Adam (A.S.). He taught
others about the religion of The Almighty. He
Ibn Mas 'ud said that he asked the Prophet
advised his followers to do good and avoid evils.
(S.A.W.) which deed was loved most by The
He told the people to act upon The Almighty's
Almighty. He said: "Prayer which is performed
Commandments and follow His guidance. It
at its time. "
would serve the purpose of shield to do away
-Bukhari,Muslim
with the attacks of the devil. The Almighty says:
"Whoso shall follow My Guidance, on them
shall come no fear, nor shall they grieve. But
those who will disbelieve and treat Our Signs
as lies, they shall be the inmates of the fire
and they shall abide therein." (2:39,40)
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The Islamic Bulletin
February 1991 / Shaban 1411