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Does God decide when and how one dies? If one commits suicide, did God decide that earlier?

Has God decided one's age? If so, has He decided how he will die and by whom he will be killed? Suppose one commits suicide, did God decide that earlier? If so, who is to blame really?
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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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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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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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Is autopsy allowed in Islam?

What does Islam command with respect to conducting an autopsy in case of suspicious death? Is it allowed to alter the body after one's death? Or do we leave the truth with Allah and allow him to take ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Life in Kabar (Grave) and 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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If someone misses years worth of salah and but he intends to make up for it, will he go hell?

I am asking this question because of a story i heard about a man who killed 100 people and was intending to repent but on the way it was time for his death and the angels from heaven and hell came. ...
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Does a soul have consciousness?

I was having this thought that do souls think or feel like they used to in physical body? I mean, right now, I can see my wife/daughter/friend and think how they are doing. Are they happy? Do souls ...
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About Shaheed martyrdom

Is it true that u become a shaheed or martyr if you die due to brain stroke or heart attack? I asked this quetion becuz recently a relative of mine died due to heart attack and brain stroke and my ...
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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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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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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 destroyed. So, the people who rise from their graves ...
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Would it be haram as a Sunni Muslim to ask Allah to give you a serious illness in your dua?

Not to ask for death but to ask for a serious illness that could potentially kill you e.g asking for a severe form of the coronavirus or cancer. Is it haram to ask for this in Dua?
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How can the soul of a person return to its body if it was cremated?

People like Hindus cremate dead bodies when they die. When the soul is supposed to return to their grave and body , what will happen to them because they don't have a body?
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Did Allah Already Decide Somebody will be on Hell before He/She Was Even Created?

(1).The People Committing Suicide in 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 ...