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A grave is a place where the body of a deceased is buried according to Islamic teachings

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Do the souls sleep in their graves?

I know that it has been discussed here this matter, but still it doesn't answer to my questions. There is a narration I found about this matter, but still unclear. The Messenger of Allaah (...
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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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Do we get punished for missing Fajr due to sleep, even if we intended to wake up for Fajr and we did our full effort to wake up?

I heard a Hadith about people gettting punished in the grave for missing Fajr (The punishment is being struck with a rock to the head) but I just wanted to know if this Hadith is authentic and if it ...
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Torment of grave

As it is said that as the person dies, the torment in his grave starts so the people who have died much earlier then will their torment be much greater than those people who died recently?
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Does there any sect exists in Islam who does not believe in grave punishments?

Assalamu Alaikum, Does there any sect exists in Islam who does not believe in grave punishments? I.e. torments given in Barzakh life (life between world and akhirah) to a sinner? If such sect exists,...
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Concept of Barzakh?

From early times, I knew or learned that after death, one would remain in grave (punishment in grave for sins or otherwise) until he/she is resurrected on the Day of Reckoning. However, recently I ...
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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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Do we have punishment in graves? [closed]

Before the explanation of this question, I would like to disclose my previous question where the believe is now more clear that after death we all will be alive in our graves in sleeping mode. Then ...
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Are all prophets alive in their graves?

Is there any reference which evidence that all prophets are alive in their graves. When ever we visit graveyard its common practice to say 'Assalam o Alaikum Ya ehlal qaboor' and its a common ...
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What are the rulings of visitng graves and graves of pious people?

I am looking into the rulings established of what is permissible to do and not to do when visiting a grave in general, and visiting graves of prophets and pious people. This question was spurred from ...
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Ahadith about torture in the grave in form of dragons/snakes? [closed]

I found some ahadith that talk about the torture of the grave and dragons/snakes biting the unbelievers are these hadiths authentic? Narrated AbuSa'id Allah's Messenger (peace be upon him) said: ...
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Are women permitted to go near the graves or graveyards to perform Jiarat (Dua) for the dead? [duplicate]

In my country women are not allowed to go near graves and perform Jiarat (Dua). But men are allowed to do that. What is the Islamic position on this? Are there any references regarding this?
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If we found a dead body somewhere, and need to bury it do we consider it a Muslim body or not?

In Verse (5:31) we are taught how to bury a dead person. This Verse at first sight doesn't make clear whether this is mandatory only for dead bodies of believers or a general rule. A Hadith from Sunan ...
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Is it permissible for women to visit the graves of their loved ones?

Asalamu alaikum, What is the ruling for women who want to visit the graves of their beloved ones? Is it permissible for them to do so? Should they do so, at a time when other men are not around? Is ...
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What is the appropriate time to visit a grave?

As the title says, what is the appropriate time to visit the graves of fellow Muslims? Or is there anything such as an appropriate time? Most men visit after Friday prayer. I ask so, because one day ...
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Trees already on a Muslim's grave: what can I do, are there any rules?

Allahu Akhbar. Bismillah Arrahmani Arrahim. Peace and blessings of Islam to everyone. Before I became a Muslim, I planted two trees on top of my Muslim friend’s grave. They are growing well. After ...
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What happens to people whose bodies are not buried after death?

I want to ask that people who are not buried after death like if they died at sea or burnt but not buried, how they are answerable to munkar nakir and how they would go through their phases of grave?
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Can I reserve my favorite graveyard / burial ground / cemetery for myself?

There is a similar question out there which asks if one can make arrangements for his grave in particular. But, my question is different. I've heard from people who say, some old people told to their ...
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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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Where is the grave of Prophet Muhammad’s father?

I would like to know the exact location of where Prophet Muhammad's (Peace and blessings be upon him) father was buried? Where is his grave?
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What is the reason that the burial place of Lady Fatimah (as) still concealed? [duplicate]

What is the reason that the burial place of Lady Fatimah (a.s.) still concealed? I want to know about the grave of Lady Fatimah (a.s.), since some people believe that there have been some reasons ...
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Does a large number of insects (black ants) around and on the grave have any significance?

Please clarify a concern I have developed after visiting my mother's grave. She passed recently and after visiting her grave recently I noticed an abnormally high amount of ants around it and on the ...
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Is planting on the graves forbidden?

I was told from Salafi guy that planting on the grave is forbidden as Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did it only for himself and none of the Sahaba did it. The Hanafis, Shafi`is, and Hanbalis have all ...
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Should / Can a Muslim make arrangements for his grave before dying?

As a Muslim, is it your own responsibility to make arrangements for your grave? Or can and should you leave it to others to sort out after you've passed away? For example, what if you live in a ...
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Is saying Salam or facing towards the grave of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and greeting him Shirk?

I am asking so because a lot of Muslims in Masjid Al Nabawi in Madina face to the grave of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) say Salam directly to prophet or read some Du'a: السَّلامُ عَلَیکَ یا رَسول الله ...
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What is the Islamic ruling regarding making the grave of the Prophet as places of worship?

What is the Islamic ruling regarding making the grave of the Prophet (pbuh) as a place of worship? Is making shrines on graves of the Prophets and respecting them an important part of Islam? Is it ...
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What is behind the steel gates at prophet Mohammed's Grave (PBUH)?

What is actually behind the steel gates at Prophet Muhammad's Grave (PBUH) in Medina? Is it visible if I look through the steel gates? I heard it is so secure with concrete wall around the Prophet ...