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  • The best form of condolence Date: 20-1-2014

    What is said when presenting condolences to a Muslim and what is the suitable reply?.. More

  • Ruling on spending the night with condoling relatives coming from afar Date: 20-1-2014

    Please give me a ruling about the condolences to be given to the deceased’s family. The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “There should be no sitting for condolences.” What should the deceased’s family do if their relatives come for condolences from far off places and it is difficult on them to leave once the deceased.. More

  • Praising the deeds of a martyred son in public Date: 25-11-2013

    Assalamu alaikum, is it right for parents to mention in public the good deeds of their child who died as a martyr? Because it is bad to be proud of ones deeds and to speak about them, of raising the child up to be virtuous. People want to take martyrs as an example they know to follow and they follow the hadith that says: “Mention the good deeds of.. More

  • Paying condolences; the wisdom and the permissible period Date: 16-6-2013

    Is there any evidence in the Quran or Sunnah confining the condolence period to three days or is it just a habit? .. More

  • It is permissible to console the disbelievers Date: 13-6-2013

    Is it permissible for a Muslim to console non-Muslims? In other words, my wife is a Swedish Muslim who belongs to a non-Muslim family. Could she enter the church for her father`s death? Could we share in the burial ceremony? Please benefit me... More

  • Inclination of the soul to glad tidings Date: 27-12-2012

    After my father had died, May Allaah have mercy upon him, there was something strange that happened to me. My American neighbor came to offer her condolences. She said to me: He is in the best place. Since this time, I no longer cry when I remember him, or when someone mentions him before me. Please, could you explain this for me?.. More

  • Offering condolences to deceased's family is recommended and not obligatory Date: 10-12-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, In our muslim town, if someone dies, all the relatives of the deceased should visit the deceased's house and console his close relations (like his father/mother/wife etc) either on the same day or after sometime. In case anyone does not visit the deceased's house without any valid reasons, we will not talk to that person and cut.. More

  • Visiting and consoling the family of a deceased Date: 5-3-2009

    if there is a death in the family and visiting them and making dua is this right or shown anywhere in the life of prophet p.b.u.h ?.. More

  • Entering the church to offer condolences Date: 9-5-2006

    A muslim friend of mine visited a church recently to pay respects to a neighbour whose husband had died. The neighbour was n the church together with her husband's remains. Is it against Islam to visit a church, even for this purpose?.. More

  • Reciting Al-Fatihah for condolence to the deceased's family Date: 16-6-2004

    1. What should an advertisement be like according to Islam? Is there any difference in its type and application? 2. Is it permissible to say Tuwufiya (passed away with respect) for non- Muslims as some TV channels or individuals say when non-Muslims die? 3. Were the Surahs of the Qur'an revealed to prophet Mohammed (Salla Allahu Alaihi Wa.. More