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Passing away of someone beloved

If someone dear to us passes away and we can't attend the funeral in person, then what are the things he/she can do in this situation away from home? What prayers and acts should be performed? Please ...
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Does Islam support putting flowers on a grave to reduce punishment?

On a recent visit to a Muslim graveyard, I see people put rose petals on the graves of their loved ones. On inquiry, I was informed that the Prophet (SAW) once put a leaf on the grave to reduce the ...
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My father passed away being like 1.5 year

I want to know about the dream which I saw that was truth or not second what did I do for him third if I feed the children on his behalf is that acceptable in Islam or not or recite Quran pak on his ...
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How death is erased in the afterlife?

I want to ask a question out of curiosity, it's a matter of the afterlife. In a hadith that I once read, that the Prophet said "death will be brought in the form of a black and white sheep, then ...
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Is it halal to make memorabilia of family who passed away?

My sister passed away from a born sickness a few days ago. She had a wheel chair i would like to turn into a memorabilia of some sort. I wanted to take it to a black smith and have it smelted and ...
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What are the clear proofs from the Islamic corpus that the crucifixion or the death of Jesus never took place?

In the Quran there seems to be only one verse i.e.4:157, that denies the crucifixion of Jesus. Even in that verse the denial is about what some Jews had claimed. Even though there are hundreds of ...
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Does the soul ever die?

When we die, our bodies die and our rooh/arwah/soul goes to a place known as barzakh. Everything is destined to die, even the Angel of Death. Then Allah will ask if there is anybody alive, and there ...
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Is it Husn Khatima?

Assalmu Alaykum, We live in a very lonely europe country in the middle of mountains and christians or atheists. My father he was so full of sabr (patience) and he always prayed, also always said "...
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My parents are magicions how to deal with the food that they're preparing? [duplicate]

My parents are practicing magic to all my family members agree with them except for me and my sister, my father taught others to practice with him and they are making Sihr on me and my sister. The ...
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Women not allowed during burial

Why women are not allowed to attend the burial of someone? If a person dies, then he can be a father or brother of a woman, then doesn't she have the right to attend the burial procession?
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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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I’ve stolen money from my dad, and I want to pay it back though he’s the only one I have left but what if he dies, what do I do then?

I have for some while now been taking some money from my dad, and he doesn’t know, but how do I repay him if he dies I don’t have a job or anything rn and my intention is not bad when using this money ...
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How do Ahmadis justify their belief that Jesus (as) is dead?

What are some of the sources Ahmadis use from Quran and Hadith to argue that Jesus (as) is dead?
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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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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 it haram to say “ I hope you die “ to a person and why?

I know a person who wishes me to die every time we get into a fight and I always tell her that it is haram to say stuff like that can anyone tell me why it’s haram and what are the q consequences of ...
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What if I ask for death since I fear sinning [duplicate]

Is it permissible in this case? I have been looking around but can't find an asnwer
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Arranging funeral arrangement while being alive

Is is obligatory for a muslim to arrange for his/her funeral matters in his life e.g. some people start a pot or a company who take money and in case of their death if they standard money is short, ...
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Mortality rate during child/adolescent pregnancies

This question is not on the morality of marrying or having intercourse with what we consider today a minor, as I have no issue with that especially when framed historically and geographically, rather ...
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Clarification on "Tawaffa"

To the best of my knowledge, whenever Allah or His angels perform tawaffa on someone it only means sleep or death. 25+ times only death: وتوفنا مع الأبرار 3:193 الذين يتوفون منكم 2:234 & 2:240 ...
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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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Does 5:75 show Jesus (as) passed away?

This is one of the proofs Ahmadis use to show Jesus (as) is dead, taken from: How do Ahmadis justify their belief that Jesus (as) is dead? "The Messiah, son of Mary, was only a Messenger; surely,...
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How do Sunni Muslims refute the Ahmadi argument on the death of Jesus (as) because of the need to eat food?

I am an Ahmadi Muslim and I have a hard time understanding why Sunni Muslims believe Jesus (as) to be alive when in my research I have found that Quran and Ahadith make it clear that he is dead. I ...
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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 are the sons responsibility towards his dead father?

As salam wa laiqum, Dear Brothers and sisters in Islam, My Father passed away on 5th Shawwal, 1442 AH (18th of May 2021). It was a sudden shock for every one of us, he left us without giving us any ...
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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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Is the marriage contract valid upon the death of the spouse?

I had a specific question related to the Nikah and death contract. In the schools of Fiqh, is the marriage contract considered "void" or "cancelled" or "paused" at the ...
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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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Is it permissible to pray for someone's death? [duplicate]

Is it permissible for me to pray for someone's death because I don't like her? There's this person I hate, and I want that person to die. If I pray for that person's death, will that prayer get ...
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I dont understand about the time of death

Things I have read so far talk about how the time of death is specific and does not change no matter what as it says in the Quran: .....And no one’s life is made long or cut short but is ˹written˺ in ...
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Does this count as suicide?

Does it count as suicide if one asks someone else to kill them since they can't do it themself? Would that person still go to hell?
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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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What are the Islamic tenets regarding cemeteries?

I am visiting a village in a Muslim nation. There is a mosque here. Right next to the mosque is a cemetery with many graves, some very old and some relatively new. The cemetery is unmaintained, it ...
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what happens if you don't get the chance to say the shahada

so let say you are a good Muslim you prayer 5 times read the Quran and fast, but when its time for you to go. What will happen if you cant say the shahada like you died to quick or your throats ...
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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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What is the punishment when innocent people are incorrectly executed under Sharia, and who is punished?

For certain actions, e.g. murder, Sharia may prescribe the death penalty, which is implemented in some Muslim-majority countries. This opens the possibility that an innocent person could be mistakenly ...
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What is the status of prophets in death?

I've read & heard on TV programs 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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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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Sacrificing own life to save other

Is it a sin(of suicide) to sacrificing your own life to save other person, in a situation where you know that you will die if you save the other person. Will this act count as suicide or will you get ...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I recently heard a Sunni hadith that said roosters can see the angels at the time of fajar and that is why they make that sound of theirs. And also donkeys cry when they see jinn or the shaithan. I ...
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Can a soul communicate through our dreams?

My sixteen year old brother died recently. His death happened under mysterious circumstances and we've tried everything to find out what happened but unfortunately we can't find an answer. We all feel ...
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Is it still obligatory to obey a parent's command after they die?

For example, if my parent tells me to not play video games when I was a small child, is it still wajib to obey that command now that I am an adult and they have passed away when I was still a child?
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Mom's Belongings After Her Death

Assalam o Allaikum everyone. This question is from a very dear friend of mine and I'll narrate as she did to me: "My mom recently died. We are 4 sisters in total and our father is still alive. ...
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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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Are Martyrs dead?

Some brothers say: Asking alive people (parents, teachers, doctors or anybody else) to help us is not Shirk. However asking prophet Muhammad (PBUH), his Ahl-ul-Bayt or other great Martyrs for help is ...
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Is there any reward for reciting the Quran for the dead, especially Sura Yaseen?

Is there any reward for reciting the Quran for the dead, especially sura Yaseen. This I find most of them pay to those who recite it, Mostly they will be a group of 3 guys. Reciting Quran among ...
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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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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 ...
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Why did Ayesha (RA) not dislike the agony of death?

What is the tafsir of the below Hadith: Narrated `Aisha: The Prophet (ﷺ) died while he was between my chest and chin, so I never dislike the death agony for anyone after the Prophet. https://sunnah....
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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, ...