380 fatwas

  • Women following funeral procession Date: 9-12-2002

    Are Women allowed to visit graveyard and visit their loved ones. Also can they follow a funeral procession in a car? Please comment from Hadith and Sunnah... More

  • The efficacy of a child's prayer for deceased parents Date: 29-10-2002

    If a child prays for the forgiveness of his/her father who has passed away, regardless if the father was sinful or not, does it only save him in the grave, or will it also save him during the Resurrection Day?.. More

  • Commemorating the dead Date: 27-10-2002

    Is it permissible to have a complete recitation of the Qur'an on the death anniversary of the deceased since this practice is not written in the Qur'an?.. More

  • Praying over a dead Jew Date: 23-10-2002

    I would like to know if Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) prayed on a dead Jewish man because I heard something like that. But my husband told me that is not true and we have to pray on dead Muslims only... More

  • Burial of stillborn children Date: 12-10-2002

    What is the Islamic ruling for burial for on babies who have gone the whole nine months but died before coming into the world?.. More

  • Cremation in Islam Date: 7-10-2002

    Is cremation, instead of burial, of a dead person allowed, when there is a shortage of land?.. More

  • Deeds for deceased persons Date: 30-9-2002

    My father is not living. Can I fast for him so he gets reward from Allah? He, al-Hamdulillah, was very punctual regarding his prayers and fasts. I just want to know if I can fast on my own for him and not as compensation for some of his missing fasts.Is it ok to do Umrah or Hajj for a dead person? Can we say Nafil for people who have died so that.. More

  • Fasting for deceased relatives Date: 24-9-2002

    My father died when I was 5 and I want to know if I can fast for the days that he might have not fasted, but I don't know the exact number of days! So, can I fast them? Also, I had an uncle who used to take care of us, like a father to us, but he died 3 years ago. I want to know if I can fast for him even though I don't know the number of days? When.. More

  • Cremation in Islam Date: 16-9-2002

    Is cremation of a dead body, permitted in Islam?.. More

  • Fidya for deceased who missed some prayers Date: 12-9-2002

    Can someone pay Fidya for Salat of a dead person who missed some Salat in his life?.. More

  • Wearing black for a deceased family members Date: 4-9-2002

    How long could we wear black if we have a family member who passed away?.. More

  • Washing a Dead Person Date: 21-8-2002

    If you want to wash a dead person, how can you do that? .. More

  • Praying for the deceased Date: 31-7-2002

    My father and mother died a decade ago. I want to know under the light of Islam how I should pray for them at their grave. What is the best way to ask Allah to forgive them? Should a Muslim recite Qur'an by sitting or standing by the grave or somewhere in the graveyard? If yes, how?.. More

  • Destiny of embryo that died due to miscarriage Date: 22-7-2002

    What happens to a 8.5 week old embryo that dies due to a miscarriage?.. More

  • Seeking forgiveness of wrongs done to the deceased Date: 22-7-2002

    If someone dies that you know or a family member, and you had not asked for forgiveness for any wrong to them will you be forgiven if you pray for that person and ask Allah for forgiveness?.. More