The Hereafter (Ma'aad)
Author: Ayatollah Dastghayb ShiraziTranslator: Sayed Athar Husayn S.H. RizviPublisher: Ansariyan Publications - QumFirst Edition 1425 -1383 - 2004Sadr PressNumber of Pages: 192Size: 143X205 mmISBN: 964-438-616-7
Many things have been written and said about death. But I could not find anything more effective and convincing than what the Martyr of the Prayer niche, the God-loving hero, Ayatullah Syed Abdul Husain Dastghaib (q.s.) had once said 25 years ago and it is well known that he had full knowledge of Quranic verses, traditions and religious books. Once during the month of Ramadhan, he delivered a speech in which he had said that death was the door of life and the first step in attainment of God’s Mercy. He described Barzakh (Purgatory) and its comforts in such a way that the audience became captivated by it. Thereafter he also described the tortures of Barzakh in such a manner that people began to tremble due to fear. Consequently after hearing the quotations from Quran and Tradition many people gave up sins and turned towards good deeds and righteousness…
 This preface was written on 04/02/1981.