Sahifatu’l A’mal

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SAHIFATU ‘L – A’MAL. الاعمال صحيفة
The “Book of Actions,” which is said to be made by the recording angels (Kiramu ‘l-Katibin) of the deeds of men, and kept until the Day of Judgment, when the books are opened. See Qur’an :—
Surah 1. 16: “When two (angels) charged with taking account shall take it, one sitting on the right hand and another on the left.”
Surah xvii. 14, 15: “And every man’s fate have We (God) fastened about his neck; and on the Day of Resurrection will We bring forth to him a book, which shall be proffered to him wide open Read thy Book: There needeth none but thyself to make out an account against thee this day.” [KIRAMU 'L-KATIBIN, RESURRECTION.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam