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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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