381 fatwas

  • Whether martyrdom is accepted from Muslim who does not pray Date: 21-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question; if a person dies as a martyr or dies by being killed or being shot or by a bomb and that person did not pray, will that person's martyrdom be accepted or not? .. More

  • Prophet, ﷺ, Blew his saliva over corpse of ‘Abdullah ibn Ubayy Date: 13-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Did our beloved Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,put his saliva on the death body of the leader of the hypocrites, ‘Abdullaah ibn Ubayy? Is this story authentic? .. More

  • Rejoicing upon death of enemies of Islam Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it allowed to say 'Alhamdulillah' or become glad upon hearing the news of the death of a disbeliever who had enmity with the Muslims or that of a dangerous innovator who spread many forms of polytheism, disbelief, innovations, and misconceptionsamong the ordinary Muslims? .. More

  • No specifice supplication for the dead after third Takbeer in funeral prayer Date: 16-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. if one does not know the supplication that is to be said after the third Takbeer in the funeral prayer, then what should he recite? Is the prayer invalid without it? .. More

  • Living near non-Muslim graveyard Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My family wishes to buy an apartment. We have a few options that are suitable for our budget. One of the options is a flat nearby non-Muslim graves (Shinto). Is it okay to live there, or it is prohibited or disliked to live near disbelievers' graves. Please note that our other options are either a smaller flat or an older one. .. More

  • Ordering dying person to say Shahaadah Date: 14-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I came to know from this site that we should order disbelievers to say the Shahaadah (the two Testimonies of Faith) when they are close to death. Should the same also be done with one who had done something that took him out of the fold of Islam (like mocking anything related to Islam, deeming something haram to be halal, believing.. More

  • Funeral prayer according to Hanbali mathhab Date: 25-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. 1) What are the pillars, obligatory parts, and Sunnan of the funeral prayer according to the Hanbali School of Thought? 2) In the Hanbali School of Thought, is it obligatory to recite Surah Al-Fatihah, or can a person recite the opening supplication instead? 3) If a person missed an obligation in the funeral prayer,.. More

  • Ruling on exhuming grave to move body Date: 24-1-2017

    Asal, a son of our shaykh, has opened the grave of our Shaykh and put his wifes body in the area of the grave that was allotted to our Shaykh. Now we want to change the place and lay the body in another spot in the same grave. Is this permissible according to our Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam?Kindly guide us. .. More

  • Raising hands with takbeer in funeral prayer Date: 1-12-2016

    Assalaamu Alaykum. In the funeral prayer, if the person (not an imam but a relative of the deceased) leading the prayer only raises his hands for the first Takbeer (saying: Allaahu Akbar [Allaah is The Greatest]) and not for the other three Takbeers, should the followers follow him in that, or can they raise their hands for the four Takbeers? Is the.. More

  • What to do for dying person Date: 2-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A relative is in their last stage of illness and has a few months to live. What can be read (from Quran) and done for them, and what could the patient do for themselves, as the patient is not a practising Muslim, and bearing in mind that they have no mobility. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Preparing deceased Muslim for burial not left to his non-Muslim family Date: 31-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. What is the right of a dead revert Muslim over his non-Muslim family given that he has written a Wasiyyah (last will and testament) stating that when he dies, only Muslim brothers should arrange his dead body and he should be buried in an Islamic way. I decided to ask this question because I noticed that there are cases in.. More

  • Pouring Zamzam water inside grave at burial Date: 2-6-2016

    I have heard that pouring Zamzam water inside the grave during the burial is good. Last week, during my mother's burial in UAE, the maulvi stopped me from doing so saying that it is an innovation. Please advise with a hadith reference. Thank you .. More

  • Only those assisting ghaasil should attend ghusl of dead body Date: 17-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a husband wants to wash and shroud his wife's body, can his daughter help him wash and shroud it? Also, is it ok if a husband refuses to wash his wife if she requested that he does so in her will? .. More

  • One who dies in train crash may qualify as martyr Date: 27-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband was suffering from severe depression, It could also have been a clinical depression. Only Allaah knows; last month, he left the house telling me he was going to meet someone. Within 30 minutes, I got a call from the police informing me that he was involved in a train accident. I rushed to the hospital, where he was still.. More

  • Marking grave to identify it Date: 7-4-2016

    Because of rain, my mother's grave is going to disappear. If it completely disappears, then somebody else's body will be cremated on top of it. How can I identify my mother's grave? If another body is cremated on the same place, then how can we visit the grave, and will my mother be able to hear me when I talk to her? .. More