52 fatwas

  • The Imaam stands by the chest of the dead man in funeral prayer Date: 22-5-2013

    Is there any proof from the authentic ahadith from the books of hadith supporting: 1) Imam standing by the chest (swadr) of the mayyit in janazah salaah and not (wast). .. More

  • Al-Ahnaaf's evidence for not reciting Al-Faatihah in funeral prayer Date: 26-2-2013

    Salam, According to Hanafi Madhab, it is makrooh to recite Surah Fathihah in janazah prayer. They quote the below hadith. Sa’eed bin Abi Sa’eed al-Maqbari narrates from his father that he asked Abu Hurairah (Radiyallaahu Anhu), “How do you offer salaat over the deceased?” Abu Hurairah (Radiyallaahu Anhu) replied, “By Allah! I shall inform.. More

  • Saying "Marhoom" and other questions Date: 30-7-2012

    Salaam Alaikum Shaikh, I have 3 questions, Is it permissible to call righteous people who have passed away as Marhoom? And my second question is, when praying funeral for woman should one make dua saying "And give her spouse better than of this world"? And Shaikh, If one sneezes in Salah (prayer), can he say "Alhamdulillah"? Jazaak ALLAHU Khair... More

  • Performing the funeral prayer over a Muslim woman who married a Hindu Date: 23-6-2011

    is it permissible in islam to pray salat ul janaza of a women who marry hindu men and continue salat and roza whole life.. More

  • Performing the funeral prayer at night Date: 8-3-2009

    Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu. My question is regarding praying Janazah during the night time. Is it possible for the imam to perform the janazah night time and how will he do it? Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (SAW) did janazah prayer in night time? .. More

  • Repeating the funeral prayer on the same dead person Date: 28-2-2007

    Assalam o alaikum,can 1 person perform salat al janaza of 1 person 2 times?if no then whats the reason behind it?.. More

  • Concluding the funeral prayer with one Tasleem only Date: 13-8-2006

    Assalamu Alaikum. At the end of the Funeral prayer is it correct to give salam only to the right side and not the left? If so , kindly support with hadeeth etc. Thank you... More

  • The most worthy person to lead the funeral prayer Date: 18-7-2006

    Please clarify if a person die and and anybody else other than the imaam of the mosque wish to contact the janaza parayer whether he has get the permission from the pesh Imaam of the mosque. Please give an answer with necessary proof... More

  • The meaning of 'O Allaah! Exchange his family for a better family, and his home for a better home' Date: 1-4-2006

    What is the meaning of the supplication for a dead person: ''O Allaah! Exchange his family for a better family, and his home for a better home…".. More

  • Funeral prayer of a Muslim who accepted Islam formally Date: 8-6-2005

    A non-Muslim woman married a Muslim she may have accepted Islam by formality but did not practice. On her death can Salaat Al-Janaazah be performed? Should she be buried Islam way? What is responsibility of Imaam reading Salaat Al-Janaazah? Some people say if Imaam read Salat Al-Janaazah his Nikaah becomes void? Is this true? .. More

  • Praying for a suicide victim Date: 5-5-2005

    If a person died by suicide. Is it permissible in Islam for the people to pray his death pray (Salat-ul-Janaaza)? .. More

  • Janaazah prayer for deceased woman and children Date: 26-12-2004

    What is Du'a to be recited for deceased woman and children in Janaazah prayer? .. More

  • Attending funeral of Christian parent Date: 21-10-2004

    If one of your parents are non-Muslim and they die can you go to the church and just stand at the back as to keep peace within the family... More

  • Praying for a person believed to be dead Date: 15-8-2004

    We have a friend who is registered lost since 5 weeks. After the police interrogated her husband, he admitted that he launched her body in the sea, but till now (today) we did not find the body. My question is as follow: What kind of pray we have to do for her is it GAIIB pray, or we have to wait till the body is found and we do Salat Janaza?.. More

  • An absentee funeral prayer Date: 3-3-2004

    Can aperson who is abroad prayan absentee Janazah prayer for a deceased relative in his home country?.. More

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