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It is required for you to bury the bodies of those who have departed from this world. God has provided us in the Holy Quran on what to do with the corpse, with the example of a crow scratching in the ground, as seen in the following verse within the Holy Quran, Thereupon Allah sent forth a raven who began to scratch the earth to show him how he might cover ...


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It is quite apparent if you read the whole hadith. However it is also more explicitly narrated in other ahadith. The choice is between continuing to live longer in this world or transitioning to the afterlife right then. لا يموت نبي حتى يخير بين الدنيا والآخرة No Prophet dies till he is given the option to select either the worldly life or the life of the ...


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It is not allowed for you to assist in cremation. That is a tradition of Hinduism and not allowed in Islam. If the funeral were up to you, you would simply bury him. A fatwa on this topic: Q. Can a Muslim male (only boy to his parents) perform funeral rites for his Hindu father? There may be no one else to do it. A. In performing such rites, one will have ...


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In the following I'll try to address the topic of my comment which you've quoted and which I must correct here. Whether what was drawn has a soul is the key criteria for prohibition The point is that being alive or having a kind of life inside seems not equal to having a soul. You may read in Sahih al-Bukhari: While I was with Ibn 'Abbas a man came and said,...


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No this is not true. It is possible that it is a cultural practice somewhere but is not based in Islamic law. A person is neither forbidden from marrying the widow of his brother nor is he obligated to marry her, regardless of the presence of children. Rather it is permissible - they may marry if they want to and are neither forbidden nor encouraged to do so....


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The hadith does not mentioned "Ash-hadu An." It only mentions "Laa Ilaaha Illa Allah." Exhort to recite "لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ (There is no god but Allah)" to those of you who are dying. (Sahih Muslim) However, I don't think adding "Ash-hadu An" makes much of a difference. It simply means "I testify that.&...


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There is no strict law as to when the body should be buried. But according to Islamic law i.e; The Shariah, a body should be buried as soon as possible from the time of death, which means that funeral planning and preparations begin immediately.


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I think if the answers are not clear and it raises concerns its best to leave a grave as it is .. I lost my father 6 weeks ago and having read so many things about planting and leaving flowers on the grave there is no clear answer so why add things to a grave rather leave it plain simple and keep it clean yes grass etc may grow over time im told old dead ...


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Best Is Surah Mulk as it gives one protection from the punishment of the grave. One of the companions of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) has already repaired his tent on a tomb without knowing it. When he came to know the tomb, he recited this Surat al-Mulk. Then he went to the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and related the incident and his ...


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Your question is an interesting one and, I think, it is quite logical. I do not agree with an answer given by a friend who outrightly rejected the authenticity of the narration (of course, it is should not be thought of as a hadees). The incident is quoted by Tabari (History of al-Tabari, v4, p191, Printed by Dar al-Maarif - Cairo). Looking at the Old ...


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