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  • Delaying informing old parent of death of beloved grandchild Date: 26-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Mufti. Yesterday, my brother's son expired. (To Allaah we belong, and to Him shall be our return). My mother is 90 years old. My other brothers in India did not tell my mother about the death of Bilal as my mother loves him much, and they fear that my mother will undergo a sudden, great shock due to his death and that she may not be.. 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

  • Umm ‘Atiyyah, may Allaah be pleased with her, seeking permission to wail Date: 30-8-2010

    How authentic is the Hadeeth in which a woman came to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to convert to Islam and he stipulated that she must cease the practice of wailing [over the dead]. When she told him that there was a woman who once ululated for her [dead] and she wanted to return the favor, he remained silent. Is there a Sharee’ah.. More

  • Ruling on wailing over the deceased Date: 31-5-2007

    Assalaam Aleikum. I have seen with my own eyes that some women scream at the top of their voice at a funeral. What is the effect of this on the soul?Thank you... More