380 fatwas

  • Where to bury dead fetus? Date: 30-9-2003

    Is it lawful to bury unborn babies (feotus) in a non-Muslim graveyard?.. More

  • Janazah prayer can be performed until one month after the burial Date: 27-9-2003

    What is the ruling on When a person dies while his son was abroad and he was adviced to go alone to his father's grave and pray Salat al-Ghaib how far is that true please clarify with authentic Hadith... More

  • Reading Qur'an at the grave Date: 20-9-2003

    I was told it is not acceptable to read Qur'an at the grave. Is this true? Also, when a son makes Du'a for his father, does the father know about it? Can the father hear the sound of his son at the grave?.. More

  • Sending a reward of an act to a dead person Date: 9-9-2003

    Is it possible if we were to Sadaqah our good deeds to a person who has passed away after we have done the good deed, without having that Nawaitu when we do that good deed? Like sometimes when I read the Qur'an, I do not have the intention to read it for somebody who passed away. But maybe a month later I remember, and in my Du'a I ask so that my rewards.. More

  • Buying plots in city cemetery in USA to bury Muslims Date: 15-7-2003

    I live in USA. Is it allowed if our Muslim community buys a section of the city cemetery to bury our Muslim brothers and sisters?.. More

  • SARS victims in Hong Kong are cremated Date: 13-5-2003

    You may be aware of the contagious disease (SARS) which is recently hitting Hong Kong/China nowadays. First of all we like to inform you that according to policy of Hong Kong Government and who that if any person dies with this virus, The health department won't allow the relatives to take the dead body for funeral/ burial/cremation, etc., but the health.. More

  • Serving food at the home of the deceased to relatives for 3 days Date: 5-5-2003

    Here in our city, when a person dies it is the usual practice that his relatives arrange meals for all the relatives for about 3 days. It looks like that they have arranged an invitation for the family/caste. One time one of the relatives arranges and the other time some one else. All the people /relatives eat food at the residences if the dead. .. More

  • Trying to do good deeds for deceased uncle Date: 13-4-2003

    My uncle just passed away about 2 weeks ago. I went out and printed some verses from the Qur'an and distributed them around mosques. Would my uncle be rewarded for such Sadakha even if it was out of my pocket, not his?.. More

  • Remembrances for deceased father and younger brother Date: 9-3-2003

    My father and younger brother expired within a span of 10 days. Can I visit their graves often? What is the correct way of praying Fatiha for them? What should I recite when I visit them? I need to know our Islamic way of doing it. Please pray for them... More

  • Burial of women Date: 10-2-2003

    What is Islamic Sharia requirement on the burial of Mulim woman? Is she buried under different depth than a Muslim man?.. More

  • A non-Muslim entering a Muslim Cemetery to bury a relative Date: 8-2-2003

    Can a non-Muslim woman enter a Muslim cemetary to attend burial of her relative? Can she if she is in menses?.. More

  • Reciting Tahlil on the dead for 7 to 40 days Date: 20-1-2003

    I would like to ask a question concerning issues that usually happen in Thailand.A group of people and reading and providing food to other people invited to recite TAHLIL on dead people at home the day of a person dies until 7 days and some times for 40 days. Is this proper?May Allah blessing all of us... More

  • Fate of the stillborn Date: 19-1-2003

    I'm e-mailing you to request information about stillbirth or neonatal death. I just lost my nephew of 36 weeks gestation to an unexplained cause. Although I know this is the will of Allah, I would like to know if there is a Sunnah or Hadith that pertains to the fate of these babies and their parents. I'm trying to comfort my sister. I would appreciate.. More

  • Acts for the dead Date: 18-1-2003

    If we make a duaa for a person who died, Is he benefited ? If we read Qur'an for a dead body, does he get jaza (reward)?Also two or three or more person do this together. For example, we visit a house of the person who died and we make Duaa or Qur'an for "EIsaal-e-sawab", no food or any other thing.In islam Duaa-e-Magfrat is allowed and we can do it.. More

  • Burial of men and women in Islam Date: 12-1-2003

    Is it true that men, and women are buried in Islam at different depths of ground?.. More