383 fatwas

  • One who dies in train crash may qualify as martyr Date: 27-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband was suffering from severe depression, It could also have been a clinical depression. Only Allaah knows; last month, he left the house telling me he was going to meet someone. Within 30 minutes, I got a call from the police informing me that he was involved in a train accident. I rushed to the hospital, where he was still.. 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

  • It is not impossible that the martyrs enjoy the hoor al-'ayn before the Day of Resurrection Date: 13-12-2015

    Once a martyr's soul is placed in a green bird's body in jannah, will he be able to meet and have intercourse with hoor al-ayn even before the Day of Judgement? Many people claimed that the martyrs are living together with hoor al-ayn now (although the martyrs are using the green bird bodies before the Day of Judgement instead of human bodies), is their.. More

  • Burying a dead pregnant woman Date: 7-12-2015

    How do we bury a woman that died with pregnancy? .. More

  • Considering cremation as a kind of divine punishment Date: 11-11-2015

    Allaah has mentioned his punishment in the Holy Quran. He will roast one’s skin again and again according to their sins. Some of the non-muslims cremate the remains of the dead ones. Can we also consider this Allah’s punishment? .. 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

  • Sinful Muslim has right to funeral prayer; non-Muslims should not attend Date: 10-4-2015

    A muslim women marries non muslim man and on the death of that women , Question: 1) can imaam prays the funeral namaaz of that lady?2) can hindu relatives and her hindu husband can involve in janaza namaaz? .. 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

  • All categories of martyrs are not equal in reward in all aspects Date: 17-1-2015

    We know from hadith that apart from death in a war against non-muslims, there are many types of deaths that give a person the status of a martyr. For example, death by drowning, fire, falling wall etc. My question is will those who died by drowning, fire, falling wall, stomach disease etc. get the rewards of making intercession for 70 people and reward.. More

  • Gifting the reward of a good deed to several persons Date: 14-12-2014

    Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Excuse my inorance but wanted to ask: If I gift the reward of my recitation of the quran to only 1 person vs many people, is there a difference in the thawab? Does my thawab on 1 person diminish when I spread the dedication to 1 plus many others? .. More

  • Closing the eyes of the deceased Date: 8-11-2014

    why do decaesed people open eyes at the time of ghusul .. 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

  • No supplication to stop decomposition of the dead Date: 24-4-2014

    Du’a to preclude worms or worm-related creatures to devour the cadaver of a deceased Muslim Question: Asalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu. When a deceased person is buried under the ground, his cadaver shall eventually decompose to form part of the soil of the ground. While the cadaver is in the lying state deep down the ground, it is exposed.. More