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  • Noticed Holes In His Mother’s Grave and Dogs May Harm the Body Date: 26-8-2019

    The graveyard where my mother is busried sometimes develops hole due to the mud collapsing. I have sometimes seen dogs coming out of these holes. I am not sure whether they would have gone fully inside and affected her remains. Should I fill the grave up with fresh mud if I see hole. If the dog would have gone deep inside and touched the remains does.. More

  • Greeting the Dead When Passing by a Walled Graveyard Date: 9-5-2019

    What is saying when passing near Kabristan .. More

  • Dispute on Wearing Niqaab and Visiting Graves Date: 13-3-2018

    Salam aleikum My husband is Always arguing with me about islam and how i follow and so on. For example if there is 2 opinions from the ulamahs i Always follow the strictest. Its bcz i want to be sure not getting sins ( even thou of course we are just peoole and sin anyway ) like the niqab . I follow the opinion its fardh and i wear niqab i Think that.. More

  • Funeral prayer after ‘Asr – Taking off shoes in graveyard Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Shaykh, may Allah reward you for your previous answers. I had two queries: 1. Shaykh, in our country Bangladesh, people generally pray the funeral prayer after the ‘Asr prayer, but as I know, there are no prayers after the ‘Asr prayer. Is that funeral prayer valid? 2. When people visit the.. More

  • Putting gravestone and tiles on grave Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding the grave. My mother passed away in May 2016. Last month, my brother went to visit her grave. Praise be to Allah, he visits her grave regularly. However, last month, he went to visit and saw that somebody had placed a name stone on my mothers grave; the name was that of some other lady, and they also placed.. More

  • Placing baked bricks inside grave Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is it permissible to place baked bricks inside a grave? If someone has kept baked bricks inside the Lahd (grave), what is the ruling? Should the grave be opened in order to remove these baked bricks? .. More

  • Buying burial ground with money raised to build mosque Date: 9-4-2017

    Sorry, this is the second time I send you a question about the same topic, but some of the data has changed. Please issue your opinion on how to dispose of the money collected from donations of Muslims in one of the provinces of Japan; the fundraising stopped and a number of problems have arisen between the Muslims who live there. The amount that had.. More

  • Living near non-Muslim graveyard Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My family wishes to buy an apartment. We have a few options that are suitable for our budget. One of the options is a flat nearby non-Muslim graves (Shinto). Is it okay to live there, or it is prohibited or disliked to live near disbelievers' graves. Please note that our other options are either a smaller flat or an older one. .. More

  • Ruling on exhuming grave to move body Date: 23-1-2017

    Asal, a son of our shaykh, has opened the grave of our Shaykh and put his wifes body in the area of the grave that was allotted to our Shaykh. Now we want to change the place and lay the body in another spot in the same grave. Is this permissible according to our Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam?Kindly guide us. .. More

  • Marking grave to identify it Date: 7-4-2016

    Because of rain, my mother's grave is going to disappear. If it completely disappears, then somebody else's body will be cremated on top of it. How can I identify my mother's grave? If another body is cremated on the same place, then how can we visit the grave, and will my mother be able to hear me when I talk to her? .. More

  • Plastering graves with mud Date: 29-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Respectful Scholar, I have question regarding graves. In my village, there is a graveyard, and the keeper of this yard is asking for some soil to rectify the condition of that graveyard as rain and wind and so on has washed it away. So is it permissible to give him soil to rectify the condition of the.. More

  • Greeting a mosque or graveyard when passing by them in a car Date: 18-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you for a wonderful informative forum. My question is: Is it permissible or is it required to greet a mosque as you drive pass it, or greet a graveyard when you drive past it? We have been doing that ever since we were young, and I wanted to know the significance of it. Wassalaam. .. More

  • No harm in living next to a graveyard Date: 26-1-2014

    Asa Is it permissible to buy a house and live right next to a grave yard? Are there any harms of having a cemetery right behind your garden? I live in London, in a populated area but there is a large Jewish cemetery in the center of many houses, with many houses bordering with the walls of the cemetery, including our one. Many people suggest that there.. More

  • Ruling on placing a sign on the grave so as to recognize its dweller Date: 20-1-2014

    It is reported in a tradition “May Allaah Have mercy upon (the dweller of) a grave that is unknown!” Is it permissible for me to place a sign on the grave of my relative therewith to distinguish it from among others whenever I visit it to receive a reward, derive lessons and supplicate to a good effect for him? I commit no violations neither wailing.. More

  • She accepted Islam in secret but then died and was buried in the Christian graveyard Date: 20-1-2014

    A woman passed away, may Allaah have mercy on her, and she was a Muslim in secret, but her family was comprised of fanatical Christians, so she hid her Islam from everyone and especially from her father. When she presented the idea of her accepting Islam to him, he threatened that he would disown her and leave her in an orphanage. For that reason, she.. More