51 fatwas

  • The Legislated Prayer For the Deceased Date: 2-10-2019

    Assalamu alaikum,is there any Sunnah Salah for the dead after burrying them in order to save from the torments of grave to be prayed by their children.I recently heard such a prayer in which you recite surah fathiha and then ayatulkursi,surah athakasur and 15 times surah iklas in both the raqahs.I tried to stop them saying there is no so called prayer.. More

  • What to Wear for the Funeral and How to Supplicate Date: 3-12-2018

    Salam Alikuumi have 2 questions1) how i must dress to a funeral?2) what can i say for my mom at the funeral? (which du'a? ) .. More

  • Performing funeral prayer over a sorcerer Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. What is the ruling regarding praying the funeral prayer for one's parents who were sorcerers. And what if the son/daughter is unaware whether they repented or not before their death and only knows with certainty that they were sorcerers? May Allah reward you, Shaykhs. .. More

  • Offering funeral prayer after ‘Asr Date: 29-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu.Shaykh, may Allah reward you for your previous answers. Shaykh, in our country, Bangladesh, people pray the funeral prayer after the ‘Asr prayer. As far as I know, there are no prayers after the ‘Asr prayer. Is that funeral prayer valid? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Completing rows in funeral prayer Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it a condition for the funeral prayer to be valid that it be prayed in congregation only? In Al-Masjid Al-Haraam, there is a funeral prayer everydayafter every after obligatory prayer, as far as I have noticed, but some people pray and some do not pray it, and I have no idea whether the person.. More

  • Carrying body of deceased on car from mosque to graveyard Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is it haram to use a car/truck to take a deceased person to the masjid and then to their grave? .. More

  • Funeral prayer after ‘Asr – Taking off shoes in graveyard Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Shaykh, may Allah reward you for your previous answers. I had two queries: 1. Shaykh, in our country Bangladesh, people generally pray the funeral prayer after the ‘Asr prayer, but as I know, there are no prayers after the ‘Asr prayer. Is that funeral prayer valid? 2. When people visit the.. More

  • Using masculine pronouns while supplicating for deceased female Date: 8-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaathu, Shaykh. Can a person supplicate by mentioning a word that is used for the male gender while supplicating for a female if the person does not know much Arabic, especially if I pray the funeral prayer of a Muslim woman but I am unaware of the wordings for the female? The book mentions the wording for a.. More

  • Purpose of funeral prayer is to supplicate for deceased Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My first question is that I would like to know the history behind this month Rabee‘ Al-Awwal. The second question is: why do we pray for the deceased person, and is it really necessary to know the person's gender before the funeral prayer? Wassalaam. .. More

  • No specifice supplication for the dead after third Takbeer in funeral prayer Date: 15-2-2017

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Superiority of the funeral prayer in Al-Masjid Al-Haraam for the deceased and the one praying over him Date: 20-1-2014

    What is the superiority of the funeral prayer in Al-Masjid Al-Haraam for the deceased and those praying over him?.. More

  • Praying over an absentee is done after he is washed and prepared Date: 20-1-2014

    Regarding praying the Janaazah (i.e. funeral prayer) over the deceased who is absent, being in another land, is it a condition that we confirm the deceased has been washed and shrouded or is it permissible to offer the prayer over him as soon as news of his death is heard? Please provide evidences from the Quran and Sunnah, may Allaah The Almighty Reward.. More

  • Ruling on the Janaazah prayer if a group of deceased Muslims are mixed with non-Muslims Date: 20-1-2014

    There was a Muslim funeral that included non-Muslims (among the dead) and it was impossible to distinguish between them, as it happened during the floods that struck the south Philippines, as the dead were piled on top of one another. Without a doubt, there were Muslims who died therein, so are they prayed over and how is that accomplished? .. More