According to Imam al-Ghazzali,a world-famous figure in the history of Islam, who was simultaneously a great scholar and a sufi master said when a person dies, he is as a sleeper who has awakened. When he thus passes from the world of images to the world of reality, he faces immediately an evaluation of his time in this life. Even before he is buried in his grave the Lord will put forty questions to him. The first and most important of these questions is, "Oh My servant, during your life you were so careful to care for your appearance, to ornament yourself for the sake of your fellow creatures: wearing fine clothes, and arranging your hair. But did you bother to arrange your heart for your meeting with Me? You knew that I am not concerned with your physical beauty, the colour of your hair or skin, or whether you are short or tall. You knew that I wanted from you only to purify your heart and to come to My presence prepared, with your heart turned towards Me and not back to that place which you have left, and which you knew you must eventually leave?"