We have taken my wife brothers after her mom passed away. They make dua/prayer for his mom before eating on Thursday. I asked my wife of why do you guys do it and her answer was
we make dua so whatever is cooked/or we are eating. Allah give them a taste of it and in another version, I heard that the dua we make reach to the
I was shocked to hear that. As per my knowledge, a person who dies cannot know of this world and 3 things reach a deceased person
- A ceaseless charity
- Pious Children who makes du'a for him
- A beneficial knowledge
My concern is that my wife is so strong on her belief of what her elders use to do that it is like she won't leave doing it but as a husband how much I am liable for her action and what if she teaches same to our kids and it will go on?
What rights does a husband have to stop such bi'dah.
I have stopped eating on Thursday on the table because of the intention.