380 fatwas

  • 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

  • Performing Ishraaq prayer and gifting its reward to the deceased Date: 1-11-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum sheikh,i have read and heard that if a person prayed fajr prayer in jamath and stay in the mosque till sunrise,wait 15 minutes and pray 2 rakah salathul ishrak,then he will get a reward of a hajj and umrah,usually i do t this during ramadhan,and in otherdays too if time permits me, so my question is if a person do this during.. More

  • This Hadeeth does not allow building shrines over graves Date: 25-8-2012

    Assalaam alaikym please help me with regard to this narration, innovators use this for making dargas, "Kharija ibn Zayd said: I can see myself when we were young men [boys] in the time of Uthman [ibn `Affan](ra)The strongest one of us in high jump was he who could jump over the grave of `Uthman ibn Maz`un and clear it► cited by al-Bukhari.. 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

  • The women who are more entitled to wash a dead woman Date: 3-4-2012

    salaam please advise us accordingly to the Islamic way of who can cleanse the body, how many women can wash the body (is there a limit?). I am a revert and so is my terminally ill sister in law. She has requested one particular person to wash her but I wanted to know if myself and my other sister in law can also attend and perform the ghusl as we.. More

  • A woman dying due to womb-cancer; a martyr? Date: 21-2-2012

    salam aleikum sheikh..i would like to know if dying from one sickness, like in my case can be cancer in utuerus...is it like to die in jihad??i have read that because women cant make jihad beause we have small children and so on that die from sickness will still take us to jennah insha allah???.. More

  • Teaching the dead Laa Ilaaha Illa Allaah Date: 31-10-2011

    As i have asked you allot qustion and got Satisfaction reply by you I woul like to really Thankfull to you and for your Patience. Regarding my Question. I would like to ask you that Can dead person hear us or not?Can we suggest to dead person about Kalima Or Shahadat Allah?Can we Instruct to any dead person about KALIMA SHAHDAT AFTER PUTTING IN GRAVE?.. More

  • A menstruating woman washing the deceased Date: 9-10-2011

    Assalaamu alaikum, Is is permissable to help in the washing of the deceased whilst one has a period? I thought it was ok but have just read a statement that as it is an act of worship then one must have wudu and a menstruating women is forbidden to do this. JazekAllah khair... More

  • Dying while saving the life of a non-Muslim Date: 7-8-2011

    Assalam wa alykum if a muslim dies while saving a life of kafir, will he get a reward of a martyr? .. More

  • Eating food on which Al-Faatihah was recited for the dead Date: 2-8-2011

    Assalamu Alaykum. I have many questions. Q1) Can we recite darood shareef to our dead ones. Q2) Can we eat the food over which fateha is given. Q3) In india people celebrate festivals like "gyaarvee" and "kunde", so is it permitted or prohibited... 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

  • 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

  • Ruling on people who die in toilet Date: 1-6-2011

    as salam alai kum, please advise whats the ruling on people who die in toilet....recently my father in law passed away in the toilet while sitting on toilet seat ...please advise and is there any thing to be perfom for his soul ..as we all know in toilet there is always iblis .... please advise soon as possible .. 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

  • Reciting the Athaan when burying the dead Date: 16-5-2011

    What about Saying Azan on grave (After burial)?.. More