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  • Attending funeral of non-Muslim relative Date: 3-1-2018

    Praise be to Allah and His Messenger, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam. Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Praise be to Allah, I have converted to being a Sunni Muslim while I previously was from an Ismaili (Ismailee/Aga Khani) sect. Praise be to Allah, my wife and children have also converted. I cannot thank Allah, the Exalted, enough for his guidance and.. More

  • Reward of following funeral procession and praying over it Date: 28-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu dear Shaykh. May Allaah, The Exalted, reward you with the Firdaws in Paradise. My question is concerning the two Qiraats (a unit of measurement)earned from the funeral processions. The hadith I read indicates that in order for me to earn just one Qiraat, I have to be present from the beginning of the.. More

  • Why the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, stood for the funeral of a Jew Date: 10-2-2015

    I am curious about the incident where the Prophet peace be upon stood up for the funeral of the dead jew. I read the following online: "The Prophetpeace be upon him stood for Allah’s angels, not for dead infidels It is reported on the authority of Anas bin Malik: A jew’s bier passed by the Messenger of Allah peace be upon him and he stood; and [the.. More

  • There is no harm to transport the deceased to his grave in a hearse Date: 20-1-2014

    What is the ruling on transporting the deceased to be buried in his grave in a hearse? Is it an imitation of the disbelievers? Advise us, may Allaah The Almighty reward you... More

  • Seeking the assistance of the disbelievers in carrying and burying the deceased Date: 16-7-2013

    Is it permissible for the disbelievers who are in charge of the graveyard to carry and bury the dead Muslims, taking into account that the Muslims wash the deceased and offer the funeral prayer for him, then the cemetery workers, who are non Muslims carry the deceased in a special car and bury him?.. More

  • Following the funeral procession of a non-Muslim Date: 25-9-2005

    The wife of one of my Muslim friend died. We visited them and accompanied the Janazah till the grave. Later on, we learnt that the wife was not a Muslim. Should we not have visited the Janazah if she was not a Muslim or what does Sharee'ah says in these cases? .. More

  • Women following funeral procession Date: 9-12-2002

    Are Women allowed to visit graveyard and visit their loved ones. Also can they follow a funeral procession in a car? Please comment from Hadith and Sunnah... More