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Heaven and Paradise. Are they same or different?

This post will tell you the difference between Heaven and Paradise in Islamic context.
The Holy Quran contains these two different words which are present in many verses. The Arabic word "SAMA", translated to english "Heaven" means the Sky/Space where the sun, the moon, planets, stars, galaxies, etc are present. In many places in the holy Quran, you will find the word Sama with the arabic word Ard (Earth), for eg, "samawati wal ardi... (heavens and the earth)".
The Arabic word "JANNAT" translated to english "Paradise" means the place built by Allah (s.w.t) for the righteous; the gardens beneath which the rivers flow. The place of eternal peace and desires. The opposite of the word Jahannam (Hell) is Jannat and not Sama.
Summarizing all above:

Arabic word English Meaning Opposite Sama / Samawat Heaven / Heavens Ard (Earth) Jannat Paradise (Garden) Jahannam (Hell) Ard Earth Sama (Heaven) Jahannam Hell Jannat (Paradise)

Resolved: Wordpress FTP access for downloading theme or plugin

If you get the following error while getting new theme or plugin or whatever directly from wordpress, the resolution is very simple. Although, you will need root access to your server.

To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. If you do not remember your credentials, you should contact your web host.

You need to give full rights (rwx) on the DocumentRoot folder (where you have kept all wordpress files in server), or just change the ownership of your DocumentRoot folder to the web-service (www-data in case of Ubuntu).
# chown -R www-data:www-data yourDocumentRoot

Once you get the proper ownership, just try downloading the theme or plugin or whatever again. And now it should download directly without requiring any FTP connection.