The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Koran:|
to the tree of immortality, and a kingdom that shall not wane?'
And they eat therefrom, and their shame became apparent to them; and
they began to stitch upon themselves some leaves of the garden; and
Adam rebelled against his Lord, and went astray.
Then his Lord chose him, and relented towards him, and guided him.
Said he, 'Go down, ye twain, therefrom altogether, some of you foes to
the other. And if there should come to you from me a guidance; then
whoso follows my guidance shall neither err nor be wretched. But he
who turns away from my reminder, verily, for him shall be a straitened
livelihood; and we will gather him on the resurrection day blind!'
He shall say, 'My Lord! wherefore hast Thou gathered me blind when I