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Can we send the reward of recitation of Quran or other ibadah to relatives who died?

A lot of people recite Quran and perform other ibadah and pray that the reward of this ibadah be given to a relative or friend who died. What Quranic verses or Hadith tells us that the reward of one ...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

I recently came across a quote on FB that was claimed as being a hadith. The summary of the quote was that after the janazah and burial of one's deceased parent, one should stay at their grave, ...
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How humans think when we are in the hevean or hell ? Do we have the same thoughts or insights same as we used to be before we die?

I've been looking for this question's answer since I've read a lot of how heaven are pictured in many surah . I'm questioning about technologies in heaven.... Is it developed as the era we're living? ...
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In Islam, what happens to a person after his death?

If a person dies and his/her relatives bury him, he will be asked three questions in the grave. What happens after that? Where does his/her soul go?
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What does Islam say about seances?

How are some people (especially spirit mediums) able to make contact with the dead? There are so many cases of seances that it's almost difficult to debunk them as fakes. Please explain.
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What happens between death and resurrection?

When Jesus resurrected Lazarus from the dead, he reported to be asleep for 4 days and he didn't go to any purgatory. Does that mean the soul sleeps after death till the day of resurrection?
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What do we have to do if we found a dead body somewhere?

In Verse (5:31) we are taught how to bury a dead person. This Verse at first sight doesn't make clear whether this is mandatory only for dead bodies of believers or a general rule. A Hadith from Sunan ...
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Is there any life after death before the day of judgement?

If there's nothing then why does God say in the Quran that It was said: "Enter thou the Garden." He said: "Ah me! Would that my people knew (what I know)!- "For that my Lord has granted me ...
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Is the following Hadith which says prophets would never get decomposed true or false?

I cam across this Hadith - Chapters Regarding Funerals - Sunan Ibn Majah for Allah has forbidden the earth to consume the bodies of the Prophets Which is classified as Da'if. And in Earth Does ...
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40 day prayer for a person who has passed away and 40 day bath for a pregnant woman

Salaams to all, i would like to know what is the ruling on hosting a 40 day prayer for a person that has passed away, thus far everyone i have spoken to has told me that it is only a tradition. ...
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Are there any rules of ghusl al mayit if the person died in a dry area?

We know that in Islam once we have no water present and we did effort to search for it, we are allowed to do tayamum instead of wudu (ritual purification) for prayer or even ghusl al janabah (bathing/...
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Death of Asma Bint Marwan

I want to ask why our Holy Prophet (Peace be Upon Him) gave death order of Asma Bint Marwan?
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Can a woman use test-tube fertilization after the death of her husband?

A few years ago I heard that some non-Muslim "Pop-Star" wanted the sperms from her husband to be kept for later in-vitro fertilization as she and her husband failed to conceive and he also had cancer. ...
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Is life a fair test?

Allah is fair to all of his slaves however this life is a test for all of us yet we all don't have the same amount of time on this test (Earth). Some people get longer time and they live to an older ...
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Can death occur without Allah's will.?

This could be a strange question. I know Allah is the almighty who written our death day when we born. But i saw some accidents and some strange death's. Does saitan have a power of causing death to ...
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Will we have to die twice?

As far as I am concerned, at the time of Qyamah people will rise from the graves and other people will see them but ultimately everyone will be distroyed. So, the people who rise from their graves ...
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Status of prophets in death

I've read &I heard on programmes that all the prophets & messengers of ALLAH(swt) are in Heaven/Janaah & also the Martyrs. So how comes the prophet Muhammad(saw) is the first human to be ...
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Where does our spirit go when we are sleep? What happens to our spirit when we sleep?

We see dreams, rarely true dreams...or dreams that could make sense to some person who knows how to interpret it...is that related to our spirit being extracted from our body like death? What happens ...
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Dead Bodies which are not buried after death

Assalamoalikum I want to ask that people who are not buried after death like if they got dead in sea or burnt but not buried how they are answerable to munkar nakir and how they would go through their ...
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What should I say when I hear the death of a Muslim?

What should I say when I hear the death of a Muslim? Is there any specific dua/words that Shahaba (R) uttered?
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Will Allah forgive me for my sins (drinking and not regularly praying Salah)

If somebody prays the Friday(Jumua'h) prayer and seeks forgiveness from Allah(SWT) and dies in that week while he drank alcohol and had the intention to drink again and whether he did have the ...
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Surat 'Ali `Imran 3/55 about the death of Jesus(puh)

Here is Surat 'Ali `Imran 3/55: [Mention] when Allah said, "O Jesus, indeed I will take you and raise you to Myself and purify you from those who disbelieve and make those who follow you [in ...
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Whose death in Surat An-Nisa' 4/159?

Here is Surat An-Nisa' 4/159: And there is none from the People of the Scripture but that he will surely believe in Jesus before his death. And on the Day of Resurrection he will be against them a ...
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Do people know of their death in advance?

According to people I used to hear that when a person who is going to die, he will come to know about it before 40 days of his death day? Is there any Islamic basis for this belief?
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When The First Death Happen?

Surat Ghafir:11 says: قَالُوا رَبَّنَا أَمَتَّنَا اثْنَتَيْنِ وَأَحْيَيْتَنَا اثْنَتَيْنِ فَاعْتَرَفْنَا بِذُنُوبِنَا فَهَلْ إِلَىٰ خُرُوجٍ مِّن سَبِيلٍ Sahih International Translation: ...
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May females participate in Janaza salat?

Is female can participate in Janaza Salath? In my relative house they start praying Janaza Salath after the Janaza take out from the house. Is that allowed in Islam? or this is a kind of Bid'a?
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Importance of Qul

I have read that there is no importance to Qul/Khatam or Barsi, but people do it. When someone do Qul of a deceased one, what should one recite? I don't know Arabic Quran so what else can I do? And if ...
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Does shaheed(martyr) enter paradise immediately after they die?

Do they physically enter paradise after death or Is it just spiritual experience?
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If someone dies doing something risky is it suicide?

Something I have always been wondering about, people tend to do a lot of risky things which may have fatal consequences and they are aware of that, but happen to do it any way. Such acts can be ...
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Surat Al-Mulk Grave torture savior by the will of Allah

Brothers can you please confirm this, i have recently found out that memorizing surat al mulk and reciting it every night will save us from the grave torture, what ahadith is there to support this my ...
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Our relation to God and the prophet Muhammad in paradise

When is the first time that we can see God? In paradise can we talk to God while seeing him and have an answer from him on the spot, and can we talk to the prophet Muhammad at any time?
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What do we remember in paradise from life?

In paradise, do we maintain what we had learned during our life on earth, I mean sciences, human inventions and so on?
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Read a story about bad news

I heave just read a story called "wasiyat nama(A will)" that talked about a sheikh, who said that the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) has come in his dream, and told him that the world has forgotten the ...
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Is it permissible to pray for my own death?

Is it permissible in Islam for someone to pray for themselves to die? Assuming you do nothing to purposefully bring about death on yourself.
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What to do on death anniversary?

What is the Islamic and proper way to commemorate the death anniversary of a close loved one? I am from Bangladesh and the customs here is something called Milad. But I want to know the actual ...
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What happens exactly to a person when he is dying?

According to Islam, what happens exactly to a person when his time ends on earth? I want to focus on the moment of death itself not what happens afterwards. As far as I know the angel of death comes ...
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When people die, do they go directly go to heaven or hell till judgement day?

When a person dies. Where will their soul go? As judgement day is known by Allah Almighty and what I have read, after day of judgement a person will go to either hell or paradise. But what till then?...
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What is an acceptable legitimate cause for killing a human being in Islam?

On this Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halal#Animals Muslims In Islam, killing a human being is not permissible without a legitimate cause. Especially killing a Muslim person, ...
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How can Ka'ab predicted Umar death?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ka%27ab_al-Ahbar Ka'b :Amir al-Muminin, you ought to write your will because you will die in three days. Umar : How do you know that ? Ka'b : I found it in the Book of ...
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Do Muslim martyrs really get 72 virgins in heaven?

I'm interested in knowing whether martyrs are promised 72 virgins in heaven. I've already searched this site, and the question has not come up before.
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Is burial at sea disrespectful to Muslims?

According to recent reports I've been reading about the death and burial of Osama Bin Laden, I've come across a notion that despite any body preparation that may have been done (washing the body, ...
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How will Allah judge you when you die?

When you die, does Allah judge you by last minutes action before you die or overall during your life time? For example: You always pray salaat regular since you were a child and never missed a salaat....
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After someone dies

Does Islam have any procedures which family members are supposed to do after the death of one of their family members? For example, after the burial, I've heard that some people host Quranic ...
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Should I visit patients/dead people if I can't withstand sickness/illness/dead?

I know that our prophet insisted visiting the homes of sick/ill/dead people. I can't withstand the psychological pressure of visiting patients and dead. Should I visit patients/dead people if I can'...
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Do souls inter-communicate among themselves after death?

Do souls of dead Muslims who knew each other during their lifetimes communicate with each other after death? If so, can the soul of the person that died later communicate news of the ones left behind (...
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Is hell permanent?

When someone dies, if they are destined for hell, do they stay there for all eternity, or will they eventually be freed from hell? If they will eventually be freed, what happens then? Furthermore, do ...
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What happens to animals after they die according to Islam?

I would like to know if there is any Islamic evidence on the fate of animals after they die.
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What is the purpose of heaven?

I was thinking that it could be seen as a regeneration place, perhaps something like recharger for rechargable batteries, but only if you are rechargabe battery, otherwise you would go to hell, of ...
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What is grave worship? and what is considered so?

I've heard that going to graveyards and performing worship in front of the deads is forbidden, and is called "grave worship". Is that true? What is grave worship? what actions and situations are ...
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According to Shi'a Islam, did Fatimah (daughter of Prophet Muhammad) die naturally, or was she killed?

Someone asked me why Fatimah passed away in just 90 days or less after her father passed away: How did she die...my friend said she died naturally but I said she died due to an accident behind ...