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My deceased Uncle Came in my dream [closed]

My uncle passed away last year. Last night I was him in my dreams, he comes smiling with a white beard. He asks who called me I raise my hand.. he smiles at me.. then I ask him to take me with him. He ...
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Will we see Angel of Death when we're dying?

When we are dying, will we see Malak al Maut as we lay in our deathbed or is that a myth? Also how is it possible that he's takes the souls of multiple people around the world at once? Is he the only ...
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sex in home where the death take place?

Wether it is prohibited to do sex in house where the death take place or with in 40 days of it?
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Does suicide always result in hell? [duplicate]

My best friend passed away recently, she was a wonderful person who always did her best to put everyone around her first and make them smile. In the end this was her downfall. She was in a very ...
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When does the soul enter Barzakh?

I have more questions coming in, bear with me. Does the soul enter the realm of Barzakh as soon as the Jasad perishes or once it is buried? This Hadith seems to indicate that the soul of the deceased ...
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Praying for some to die?

Long story short. My brother was Killed 4 years ago and I hoped that God would make these people suffer just three day ago. and now This morning one of the people that was part of the murder died from ...
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Thinking to die

I had some lecture on YouTube from Muhammad hoblos about death, so in that video he try to explain that when you remember death your problem become solved. Since then I started thinking of how people ...
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What is the Islamic position on the levirate marriage?

I saw a Jewish scholar (Jacob Emden) claim that according to Islam, when a man dies without children then it is forbidden for his brother to marry the widow, but if he dies with children, then the ...
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is wishing that I didn't exist, is haram?

I know from islamqa.info that wishing for death because of hardships are not permissible. But when I am in hardship or in a very bad situation, I sometimes say that "I wish I didn't even exist&...
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Last words before death

Hello I have been trying to find thr answer to this question on islam stack exchange google everyrhingof this question a lot and havent found an answer. question:Should i say la il a ha illalahu ...
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Is our death decided before our birth? [duplicate]

Nothing happens without Almighty's wish.If a person wish death for other person or his own will the person die? or he will die when his time arrives? Can a person die before his time arrives? Can a ...
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Burial of ashes of a Muslim who has been cremated due to Corona Virus?

Due to the Corona Virus epidemic, Muslims in Sri Lanka are being cremated according to a gazetted law. The Ulema say the ashes can be buried. Please clarify this with valid references.
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How to know that my father who has passed away some days ago is forgiven by Allah and he is at the best place?

My father has passed away a few weeks ago. I miss him dearly. I am desperate to know that he is better placed, Allah had mercy on him, he is in Jannah and he does not have any regrets and sorrows in ...
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Is it halal to wish for my death?

In the name of Allah, Sometimes I hear people die around me, I want to be like them because their test is over, Is it allowed to wish like that? May Allah reward us
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Is it recommended to face Qibla when one is about to die?

My grandfather said that someone (I think his brother) when he was dying he told my grandfather's niece (probably the dying person's daughter) to direct him towards the Qibla. Then she directed him ...
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Is Jesus alive or dead?

Is there anyone here who can prove to me that Jesus is alive in heaven using Quranic quotation? Surah 3:144 clearly states that messengers before Muhammad (saw) had passed away - which includes Jesus ...
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What is Kafoor and How Muslims use this?

I want to know that what is "Kafoor" ? How "Kafoor" put on Maiyyat ?How Muslims use it? Is this also used in other Madhaaib? Thanks
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Scared of praying because of fear of death

Due to having some anxiety issues and being scared too easily, once I heard a man who died while praying jumah after which I became frightened even though death is a gift towards a new life. I am ...
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Controversy about the death of Muhammad(SAW)

How did Muhammad SAW actually died?There is so much controversy about how he died.Some say,he died a natural death.some say,he was posioned.Sometimes some people say he was killed by Aisha RA and ...
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Where do we go after death?

I am very confused. When someone dies, people say "He's in a better place" or "He's in paradise inshallah". The thing is, I heard that humans live in the grave first until judgement day and then if ...
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Are the two different categories of angels there to capture the soul in this Hadith?

In the following hadith: Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Prophet of Allah () said: "There was a man from among a nation before you who killed ninety-nine people ...
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Can you ask Allah for forgiveness for another person?

If there is a person who did a serious sin (like suicide) because of some mental illness. So basically he/she is already dead. So can't ask for forgiveness. But you don't want to see that person in ...
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Pray for someone to die

Is it permissible for me to pray for someone to die because I don't like her? Or is it haram? There's this person I hate and want to die, but when I pray will they get accepted?
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Should a muslim woman meet with male colleague for condolence about his deceased relative?

It is sunnah to visit people whose relatives passed away. I am a muslim woman and I work with male as well as female engineers. One of my male colleague's cousin recently passed away. Should/Must I ...
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How to express condolence to a person stricken by calamity and how to adequatly answer?

During our lifetime we encounter usually a couple of happy and sad incidents like that of the death of a beloved person or that of a relative. And as we are informed from the sunnah: “The ...
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What is the duration of grief or mourning for a death in Islam and when it starts?

If I remember well -correct me if I'm wrong- usually the duration for a the grief or mourning for a death person in Islam is of three days. Now if a Muslim died in a non-Muslim country where the death ...
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What is the state of a baby who dies in the womb in the hereafter?

What is the state of a baby who dies in the womb in the hereafter? Will it go to jannah or not? Give answer according to islamic point of view!
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Is burial at sea possible?

Is it permitted to bury someone at sea? I think it might be since voyages can be very long and if someone dies then it might not be possible to wait until the the ship reaches land. If it is ...
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4 pre-destined parts of life in islam - death, wealth

I recall, and do not know from where, that there are 4 areas of life that are pre written - Death, wealth, marriage and another that I can't remember..Is this the case and if so, is there any ...
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What if one of the spouses died before the husband has paid the mahr (dowry)?

In a legal marriage a mahr (dowry) is necessary and it can be delayed -even if this was not the usual practice in early days of Islam AFAIK- with different conditions according madhhabs and views. ...
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How did the prophets behave in the death of disbelievers (amongst loved ones)?

when a muslim dies we can pray for him , (for example his/her sins to be forgiven). But in case of a non muslim we cannot do anything or even express sorrow this is what I heard. I want to know, how ...
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Did Allah Decided Somebody are on Hell before He/She Created?

(1).The People Committing Suicide on Hell. "He gives life and causes death, and to Him you will be returned."(Surat Yūnus,verse56) "... When Abraham said, "My Lord is the one who ...
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Can a person see himself being taken into the grave?

I got a WhatsApp message about what a person sees during death and it was written there that a dead man does not realize that he is dead initially. He feels himself dreaming of death, he sees himself ...
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Is death time predestined or can it be extended by supplication?

Is it true that dua and keeping one's kin close could extend one's lifespan? Inversely, could severing one's relationships be a cause for someone's early demise? Ajal'ul qada' and ajal'ul qadar? For ...
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Can the dead see us?

Someone I know recently died by killing himself. I don't know if he is going to Jannah or not, that's is why I wonder if he can see and hear us now.
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Can we look at pictures of the deceased?

I’ve always been told that we can’t have pictures of the deceased or look at those pictures once they have passed away. Is that true in my anyway? Will they get punished because of us viewing their ...
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Islamic ruling on donation of organs after death [duplicate]

Is it allowed in Islam for the government of one's country to take the organs from a deceased person? Can Muslims have their organs donated after death?
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Someone not of the Islam religion, who was a good person, will they go to hell?

Say someone who has lived a good life, helped people, been a overall good person, is not evil etc. But they are not Muslim or of the Islamic religion, They may be believe in God, may believe in ...
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Is it permitted to eat food cooked at the same time as food for khatma?

People here have a practice to give food to the poor after the death of one's relative in the hope that the dead will be rewarded for it, which is termed khatma food. My house also cooks food every ...
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Is the time of death fixed from the day one is born and is this the only thing predestined?

How can one isolate the fixed time of death from other events surrounding it? So let us see now. The argument often given is that if a given person had not died because of abc cause they would have ...
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Will I feel or get disturbed when insects eat my body in the grave?

Is there any hadith from the prophet Mohammad (S.A.W) that any believer or disbeliever feel when their body is being eaten in the grave? If so, what are the effects on the soul and how the soul feels ...
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What happens to the soul of a person who was cremated?

I have read a couple of threads regarding this topic but none answered my questions. After a person dies and is buried, the question and answer trial happen. If a person was a bad person, they will ...
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When the thought-to-be-dead husband shows up, what is the situation of the wife and 2nd husband?

Let's say there was a married couple in love. The husband soon "dies" in an untoward accident, and the wife is left grieving. After a year or so, she meets another man and decides to re-marry. This ...
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How did our Prophet Muhammad (PBHU) die?

Salam Alaikum, it's true that the Prophet died because the affects of poison? (which seems to have many flaws) Or did our Prophet die because a natural cause?
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If we send charitable rewards to the deceased, will they be notified of who has sent a charitable reward to them?

If we send charitable rewards to the deceased, will they be notified of who has sent a charitable reward to them? Therefore, would sending charity on their behalf would be best for them? As the ...
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How can one increase the life span and youth?

I have a question which is about death. I know that God Almighty has fixed everyone's age for death to arrive to one of them. I wonder if for example I'm 18 years old and I’m very healthy person ...
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How is “Allah burdens not a person beyond his scope” compatible with people dying in natural disasters?

Allah burdens not a person beyond his scope. -- Qur'an 2:286 (Muhsin Khan translation.) I'm trying to get a better grasp as to what this means. People die in natural disasters, so logically it seems ...
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Is uploading a dead person's picture on social media allowed?

A few months ago, my cousin's brother died and then my other cousins started uploading his pictures on social media (Facebook), attaching them with their pictures. My question is, is this behavior ...
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What does Islam say about people who have died and buried a while after death?

My father has passed away a few weeks ago, however when we found him he had already died for 3-4 days. In fact when we go back and see when the last time we spoke to him it was probably a week prior. ...
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What is the reason for being buried lying on your right side?

I'm Catholic but am researching Islamic faith and found that you are buried lying on your right side facing Makkah. They second part was explained, but I couldn't find a reason for the first part. Any ...