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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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What is the authenticity of the hadith that Fajr Salah answers questions on behalf of us in the grave?

I want to know the authenticity of saying that... "when a person dies and is placed in the grave, then when the angels come to asks questions a person appears to answer them on behalf of the ...
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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 ...
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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 Islamic 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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Is weeping or mourning over the dead allowed? (Sunni View)

I read somewhere that Umar forbade Ayesha to mourn over her father's death because according to him, her father would be chastised if she mourns him. Therefore, I'm just curious about the official ...
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Did prophet Muhammad die naturally or was he killed?

Did prophet Mohammad p.b.u.h die naturally or he was killed and is a martyr? Indeed, someone emailed to me and asked me about this issue, a question similar to this Q&A or this one: how did ...
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How does Islam prove the existence of the life of the world to come?

I have three questions: What is the basis for the Islam belief in the World to Come? i asked same question here: http://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/23376/2188
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What, of reciting Quran at the grave, is permissible?

A friend of mine has recently had a bereavement, and some of their family have suggested the husband of the sister who passed away spend 40 days going to the grave and reading them Quran. Whilst my ...
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What are the ruling(s) about organs separated from the body before death?

For example amputated limbs. Can they be treated as rubbish? Or should they receive proper burying? Please explain whether the ruling(s) cover clipped nails, hair, etc?