Some women got together and one of them said, “I ask Allaah to let me be married to Abu Bakr in Paradise.” Another said, “I ask Allaah to let me be married to ‘Umar in Paradise.” One of the women said, “This is transgression in du’aa’,” and she denounced them, but they said that the one who enters Paradise will have whatever he or she desires. Can you clarify this matter for us?
Praise be to Allaah.
We put this
question to Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen, may Allaah
preserve him, who answered as follows:
includes a kind of transgression. Abu Bakr will have wives, and ‘Umar
will have wives and ‘Ali will have wives. But a woman should pray to
Allaah and say, “O Allaah, I ask You for Paradise and the words and
actions that will bring me closer to it.” In Paradise there will be all
that a person can desire and all that can delight the eyes. And Allaah