This place in Uzbekistan is called by locals “The Door to Hell”. It is situated near the small town of Darvaz. The story of this place lasts already for 35 years. Once the geologists were drilling for gas. Then suddenly during the drilling they have found an underground cavern, it was so big that all the drilling site with all the equipment and camps got deep deep under the ground. None dared to go down there because the cavern was filled with gas. So they ignited it so that no poisonous gas could come out of the hole, and since then, it’s burning, already for 35 years without any pause. Nobody knows how many tons of excellent gas has been burned for all those years but it just seems to be infinite there.
This is not just a piece of information on scientific phenomena…to me it seems like Allah has given us this glimpse of reality. We should look at it with open eyes and see what we are doing to save ourselves and our loved ones from being thrown into a similar but infinite times larger fire…we can’t even imagine how big and deep that is going to be…It is so scary to think that with every breath we take we are moving one step further to our end and we don’t know for sure where we are going to end up in…its either the gardens of unimaginable pleaures or this dark monstrous fire…Allah has not made anything without a purpose and lets not waste our life in the delusion that these warnings are not for us. Its best that we revise our thinking, assess our situation and turn back to Allah with sincere repentence before its too late. People even ask when is this judgement going to take place? and the answer is that for every person his judgement begins when his life ends on this earth. Death is hanging in the air and we don’t know when its our time to go. So turn to Allah and seek His forgiveness.