30 fatwas

  • Removing artificial objects attached to the body of the deceased Date: 17-8-2009

    Assalamualikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu.If the decesed have any artifical thing attached in his body eg:teeth,rod in a leg ,lences etc.Is it compulsory to remove it off before burrying the deceased or not?Allah Hafiz .. More

  • Her pious mother suffered a lot at the time of her death Date: 15-6-2009

    Salamualikum.We r 3 sister's and a brother(none of us got married we all r just in 20's).3months back our mother died due to sudden heart attack,she got 3 attacks in one day.My mother was a very pious lady ,she recites Quran everyday,offers 5 times prayer,helps the needy people,she try her best to eascape from backbitting,she was right hand of my father.. More

  • Bad signs seen on the body of the dead person Date: 12-5-2009

    Bismillaah Are there bad signs that can be seen on the body of the dead Muslim? What are they?.. More

  • Uncovering the face of the dead and kissing him Date: 15-1-2009

    Assalamu Alaikum I need to know if it is permissible to see the deceased person's face after the his/her funeral prayers had been offered, before taking it to the burial. If this is wrong in islam & one has done so then is there any kafarah or fidya to offer. Jazak Allah.. More

  • State of Faith upon death is what matters Date: 12-11-2007

    What is the ruling on a person who died naturally but he died outside his country?.. More

  • Ruling on wailing over the deceased Date: 31-5-2007

    Assalaam Aleikum. I have seen with my own eyes that some women scream at the top of their voice at a funeral. What is the effect of this on the soul?Thank you... More

  • Probable sign of the good ending of a deceased person Date: 29-3-2007

    My Grandfather passed away last week. May Allah SWT have mercy on him and grant him Jannah. My Grandfather was very, very religious. The last few minutes before he passed away on his bed he was talking to my relatives and told them he started seeing a huge, beautiful Masjid, rain and a garden with lots of green plants. What does that vision mean? .. More

  • The dead feeling the people around him Date: 10-5-2006

    All praise due to Allah and peace and blessing upon his beloved messenger Mohammad for ever Amin, When some one dies, does he/she feel anything (before burial) while he/she is washed or move around? Jaza ka Allah Khair, .. More

  • The Du'aa said when hearing some one died Date: 7-9-2004

    Can you please tell me the Du'aa that is said after hearing of a person's death and the English translation of it? I have heard that this Du'aa should only be said if it a Muslim's death is concerned and not for any non-Muslim. Is this correct? .. More

  • Funeral rituals before burial Date: 5-9-2004

    My question is in two parts: 1) Is it right to read the Qur'aan over the dead body before burial, when still in the house? 2) Is it correct that one is not allowed to offer any food or drink to people, if the body of the deceased is still in the house?.. More

  • Hasty burials in Islam Date: 8-8-2004

    What is the reason for burying the person who passed away within 24 hours?.. More

  • What to Do after Father's Death Date: 8-9-2001

    What should I do after my father's death? .. More

  • Rituals for the deceased Muslim Date: 24-4-2001

    What are the rituals (Fard and Sunnah) for attending the dead Muslim according to Islamic Sharia? please send the answer according to the Qur'an and Hadiths mentioning Hadiths No and Qur'anic verses.Can we recite Qur'an on their behalf?.. More

  • Husband Preparing Wife's Funeral and Other Issues Date: 14-4-2001

    1- In Pakistan there seems to be a tradition that when the wife dies the husband is not allowed to see her face or touch her dead body because according to them they both get divorced and the husband automatically becomes a namahram to her as she dies. Is this true?2- There are also some stories which we would like to confirm on their authenticity... More

  • Wife looking at face of deceased husband Date: 19-12-2000

    May the wife look at the face of her deceased husband? In Canada the deceased is taken to Masjid for bath, may the wife go to Masjid to look at the face of her deceased husband?.. More