, “Garden”, is the term which, used antonomastically, usually describes, in the Ḳurʾān and in Muslim literature, the regions of the Beyond prepared for the elect, the “Companions of the right”.
E.g.: “These will be the Dwellers in the Garden where they will remain immortal as a reward for their deeds on earth” (Ḳurʾān, XLVI, 14). Other Ḳurʾānic terms will be considered later either as synonyms or as particular aspects of the “Garden”:
D̲j̲annāt ʿAdn . (Eden,
e.g., LXI, 12),
Firdaws (“Paradise”, sg.
farādis , cf. παράδεισος XXIII, 11), the Dwelling of Salvation or of Peace (