Skip to main content

Questions tagged [grave]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
2 answers
142 views

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?
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

sins after you are in the grave

As salaamu alaikum, if one sin publicly and die but the sins are still on the media is that person getting a sin for every eye that see the sins? jazakallah khair for your help.
1 vote
1 answer
3k views

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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
79 views

Life after Death

Salaam , From my understanding in your grave after you die, the angels ask you the three questions. If you pass , your grave is widened and your waiting period till day of judgement is peaceful and ...
0 votes
0 answers
164 views

protective border around a grave

Assalamu Alaykom, Is it permissible to erect a wooden border of one hand span in height around an individual grave for the purpose of protecting it from being stepped on? The context is this grave is ...
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Are there any verses in the Quran which refer to the Punishment of the Grave?

Opinion I believe that Grave Punishment Exist Some people are looking for that, is there any verse in Quran about of the grave punishment? Some people are disagree about of the grave punishment, also ...
3 votes
1 answer
193 views

Can graves be exhumed?

Is it legal in Islam to exhume graves? If so, under what conditions? How should the remains be handled? What are the rules for the re-burial of remains?
5 votes
2 answers
36k views

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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
4k views

Visiting a muslim grave after sundown [duplicate]

I've seen many different answers so far. Is it perfectly acceptable to visit the grave after sundown?
2 votes
2 answers
882 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Do the dead actually have the senses we have when alive?

“Verily, they are greatly tortured in their graves and the animals hear it” [Musnad Ahmed]. What's the punishment and wouldn't all of us be punished? Bodies being slowly eaten and rotting? Also isn'...
3 votes
1 answer
16k views

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?
2 votes
3 answers
727 views

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 ...
3 votes
1 answer
7k views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
3k views

Is decorating the grave with flowers allowed it bid’at [duplicate]

My grandfather has recently passed and I heard from a relative that they are planting flowers for him by his grave. I have read in a kitaab that it’s considered bidah . And I want to tell them to ...
4 votes
1 answer
15k views

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 ...
2 votes
0 answers
804 views

Is it Makruh to remove natural vegetation from a grave?

I came across the below today: Grass, etc. should be placed on the grave of the deceased, as long as it remains fresh it will continue to do tasbīh, it is for this reason that removing fresh grass ...
3 votes
1 answer
126 views

What is the source of this hadith about sitting on a grave?

Where is this hadith written? Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "It is much better for one of you to sit on a live coal, which will burn his ...
3 votes
3 answers
20k views

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 ...
3 votes
3 answers
6k views

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 ...
5 votes
2 answers
7k views

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 ...
5 votes
5 answers
21k views

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?
0 votes
1 answer
162 views

Can we read Quran pak from our phone when on menses? [duplicate]

I have read that we are NOT allowed to read the Quran when on menses but I have a question. I know that surah Mulk protects you from the punishment of the grave if u recite it every night and I do ...
1 vote
2 answers
488 views

Al-Masjid an-Nabawi tilted minaret?

I came across below image claiming that the minaret is tilted away from the Green Dome to avoid it falling on the Dome in case of some natural disaster. (Original image is from commons.wikimedia) ...
0 votes
0 answers
64 views

Is it permissible to plaster or build over graves to prevent someone from stealing the body?

My dad passed away 4 months ago (killed by knife attack ) , some people are trying to dig the graveyard to steal bones (probably those who practice black magic). I need to know how can I protect my ...
1 vote
0 answers
52 views

Can graves be removed to make way for urban development?

Suppose there is a Muslim graveyard whose land now needs to be reused for urban development (e.g. building houses, apartments, malls, etc.). My questions are: Is this legal in Islam? Can buildings be ...
2 votes
1 answer
11k views

What age to bring kids to graveyard

My son grandma passed away and he is 3 years old. I wanted to ask what age should we bring kid to grave yard as there is a dispute in my family and I know that 3-4 is too small to bring them here. ...
2 votes
0 answers
108 views

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,...
2 votes
2 answers
265 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
6k views

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 ...
2 votes
0 answers
5k views

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: ...
2 votes
1 answer
777 views

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 ...
3 votes
2 answers
727 views

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 ...
3 votes
1 answer
472 views

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 ...
10 votes
6 answers
7k views

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 ...
6 votes
2 answers
2k views

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 ...
5 votes
1 answer
10k views

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 ...
5 votes
1 answer
257 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
174 views

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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

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?
10 votes
3 answers
3k views

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 ...