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  • Does deceased know who gave charity on his behalf? Date: 24-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. My dear father passed away recently, and I have a simple question. Whenever I make Sadaqah Jaariyah (continuous charity) on his behalf and it reaches him, will he know that it came from me? Or will it reach him without him knowing where it came from? May Allaah have mercy upon him and reunite me with.. More

  • Dedicating the reward of a good deed to several persons Date: 26-10-2015

    Assalamu alaykum. I intend to donate Islamic books/Quran to an orphanage so that its reward reaches my father, grandfather and my cousin brother (who all passed away). Is it permissible/recommended to print their names on the books. Will the reward be divided between the three or will they be rewarded fully for this deed. May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah's opinion about dedicating the reward of a good deed to the dead Date: 23-6-2014

    Assalaamu alaikum warahmathullah..., I have heard and read that.. Ibn Taymiyyah approves reciting 70 , 000 repititions of la ilaha illa Allah , and sending its blessing to a dead person , when he was asked about this ( Majmu Al- Fatawa , 24 / 324 ) Is this true? .. More

  • What should they do with the money they collected for their deceased colleague? Date: 22-1-2014

    We are a group of employees. We had a colleague who worked with us but he died, may Allaah The Almighty Have mercy upon him. We collected a sum of money for him. Is it better to give this sum to his children or give it in charity to build a Masjid (i.e. mosque) so that it becomes an ongoing charity for him? We need a Fatwa about this matter... More

  • Someone paid a debt on behalf of the deceased and then it was discovered that the deceased had money Date: 20-1-2014

    Please help us regarding a case when some inheritors settled the debt of the deceased from their private wealth and, thereafter, it was discovered that the deceased had wealth of his own. Are they allowed to be refunded from the wealth of the deceased for what they spent, since they did not know that he had wealth of his own and they only paid the debt.. More

  • Building a mosque on behalf of a dead mother Date: 27-7-2011

    As a continuous charity on behalf of my late mother, can we construct a masjid on her behalf? If not can we donate funds to re-construct or renovate a masjid ? Will the rewards of this good deed be the same for constructing new masjid and renovation of a masjid? .. More

  • Supplicating Allaah for a dead person who never performed prayer Date: 17-5-2011

    Asalam alyqum I want to know how about islam tell concerning the person who die but the time he/she alive never prayed Could he/she allowed to pray for him/her .. More

  • The reward of Waqf built on behalf of a dead person Date: 28-11-2010

    Salaam Alailukn, Sir, can a mosque, well, or orphanage be made on other's name or on their behalf like parents, brothers etc. Is it also true that the reward (if made on their respected names) of constructing these wells or mosque will be entirely delivered to those on whom they were named. And will one who constructed on their behalfs also rewarded?.. More

  • Deeds that benefit a Muslim who has committed suicide Date: 10-10-2010

    How can I now benefit my brother who has committed suicide? .. More

  • Presenting the reward of good deeds for a dead non-Muslim Date: 1-2-2010

    Will my deadfather and dead grandmum get the reward of prayers and alms given on their behalf,though they died as non muslim?If not what can be done on their behaif... More

  • Wants to perform Hajj and give charity on behalf of her dead fiancé Date: 17-1-2010

    Assalamualikum.I would like to ask two question. My fiance last month had gone in jammat for 40 days and there he got swin flu in which he month we were suppose to marry but he is no more. he wanted to perform hajj next year with me, can i do hajje badal on his behalf or ask some body else to do.what all prayer should i say for him for his.. More

  • Wants to gift the reward of good deeds to a dead woman with whom he had committed Zina Date: 19-10-2009

    a muslim man had illicit relations with a muslim woman. The woman is now dead, the man wants to recite Quraan or give charity in order to give her sawab... More

  • A widow wants to benefit her deceased husband Date: 9-7-2009

    As-Salaam alaikum Wa-Rahmathullah. recently my husband has expired, Alhumdulillah we had spent 50 golden years of our life together as wife and husband. Now one of the moulvi said, it is not allowed to use my husband's name after eddath period of " 4 months & 10 days ". according to him the nikah agreement expires immediately after the eddath period.. More

  • Prayer of a parent for his dead married daughter Date: 1-7-2009

    Assalamo Alaikum, As I read in a FATWA, The prayer of a parent for his child is answered as reported in an authentic narration reported by Ibn Maajah. Please clarify, this is for a live child or the dead child is also included. Further, if the married daughter died in the age of 26 years, will be considered as CHILD or otherwise. JAZAKO MULLAH .. More

  • Gifting the reward of good deeds to a dead baby Date: 19-1-2009

    I am a mother of a year old girl.My daughter passed away last week.I only want to know.Is there i can do for her like reading Quran or nything else. Because in India reading of Quran in group is followed n reading of La iila ha for 1 lakh times is followed after anyone dies.I want to know is this practice right or wrong.If not then what are we supposed.. More