Making Du’a in creole in Janazah Salaah

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Question: Making Du’a in creole in Janazah Salaah. Is it permissible? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. It is Sunnah, more rewardable and more worthy of being accepted when one makes Du’a (during Salah or out of it) accordingly to the narrated (Ma’thoor) Du’as from Nabi ﷺ. However, if one is not offering Salah, one may make supplication in any … [Read more...]

Is there any day of the week which is specified to be a sunnah or mustahabb to visit the Qabrestaan?

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Question: Is there any day of the week which is specified to be a sunnah or mustahabb to visit the Qabrestaan? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. Respected Brother/Sister in Islam The purpose of visiting graveyard is to remind oneself of the hereafter. See the following hadith كُنْتُ نَهَيْتُكُمْ عَنْ زِيَارَةِ الْقُبُورِ فَزُورُوهَا … [Read more...]

Janaza in absentia

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Question: Assalamualaikum Muftis I wanted to enquire about janaza in absentia. Is it fine to read? I live in a shafi dominated country but I am a Hanafi. JazakaAllah for your help. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. According to the Hanafi school of thought, it is not permissible to perform Salat al-Janazah in absentia. [1] However, if … [Read more...]

Can a son be buried in his mother’s grave?

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Question: A son died, and his wish is to be buried in his mothers grave. What is the Islamic ruling on such. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. In principle, it is makrūh (disliked) to bury multiple people in a single grave without a valid reason, whether at once or at different times. However, if there is a need, such as lack of space, then it … [Read more...]

Is there any evidence to prove that it is sunnah to pray Janaazah Salaah in the Qabrastan

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Question Assalaamualaikum Question- Is there any evidence to prove that it is sunnah to pray Janaazah Salaah in the Qabrastan or is it a Custom because allot of people insist in praying in the Qabrastan? Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. The performance of salat-al-janazah in the graveyard is evident in a Hadith: عن أبى هريرة أن امرأة … [Read more...]

Maut

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Every soul shall taste of death. (Surah Aale Imraan, Aayah 185) Death is an inevitable event which no man can escape. It is accepted by both the believer and disbeliever. As far as a disbeliever is concerned he views death as a terminating factor which brings an abrupt end to his existence. As for a believer, he does not consider maut to be the end of life. Instead, he considers it to be the beginning of the second phase of the journey towards … [Read more...]