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Is it permissible to perform funeral prayers for someone who committed suicide?

Yes it is. Allah mentions in the Quran, the people for whom funeral is not allowed: وَلَا تُصَلِّ عَلَىٰ أَحَدٍ مِّنْهُم مَّاتَ أَبَدًا وَلَا تَقُمْ عَلَىٰ قَبْرِهِ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ كَفَرُوا بِاللَّهِ ...
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What is The choice

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 ...
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Conditions for the necessity of the funeral prayer and burial for a stillbirth or fetus?

According to الفقه الإسلامي وأدلته: If there was any sign of life after delivery, even momentary, then the fetus should be bathed, wrapped in a cloth and buried and the funeral prayer offered. The ...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

There is a hadith in Sahih Muslim wherein 'Amr bin Al-'As says to his son: When you bury me, fill my grave well with earth, then stand around it for the time within which a camel is slaughtered and ...
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Permissibility of attending a nonmuslim funeral service for a deceased muslim

There is no legal impediment to hold you back from attending your non Muslim friends and relatives’ funerals. Imam al Nawawi said in his book (al Majmu’) “it is not a disfavoured act for a Muslim to ...
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Permissibility of attending a nonmuslim funeral service for a deceased muslim

As mentioned by our beloved prophet, the rights of the neighbor are: You must help him if he asks for your help Give him relief if he seeks your relief Lend him if he needs a loan Do not block his ...
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Permissibility of attending a nonmuslim funeral service for a deceased muslim

Scholars say it is not allowed to attend a non-Muslims funeral no matter how close he is (See for example islamqa #145532), this opinion is in first place the one of the Maliki and Hanbali madhhab, ...
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How to perform funeral if the body is not found?

When the body of the deceased is not present, funeral prayers may be offered in absentia in exactly the same manner (the four takbirat) as if the body was present. All the other tasks that can only be ...
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Is gathering after the janaza a bid’ah?

Bid'ah (sometimes translated heresy, but usually innovation) is a strong word and it literally means any new innovation that has not been there before. As for the technical term as used by fiqh ...
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Is burial at sea possible?

From the Encyclopedia of Islamic Fiqh, chapter: Burying the dead in the sea فأما في البحر فإن الميت يغسل، ويكفن، ويصلى عليه، ثم يلقى في الماء، وذلك إذا خيف عليه من التعفن. وإن كان الجو بارداً، ...
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Why will eesa bin maryam be buried in Aishas room?

On the terminology of imam at-Tirmidhi First of all the terminology that layman and scholars now use for hadith qualification is rather simplified and based on definitions made by later scholars from ...
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Jesus will pray funeral of mahdi sources?

There is no such hadith about Jesus(PBUH) will pray Janaja of Imam Mahdi. There is a hadith about his ruling duration. The Prophet (PBUH) said, The Mahdi will appear in my Ummah. He will appear for a ...
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Can a non-muslim wife participate in her husband's funeral?

I will try to answer your questions briefly one by one. Can I go to his funeral? Non-Muslims are not allowed to attend the funeral prayer and I found scholars permitting to hinder them to do so. ...
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Did fatima bath before her death so that none washed her body?

It is definitely wrong. Shia believes After Fatima Al-Zahra (Salamullah Allayha) passed away, his husband Imam Ali (Allayhe Assalam) washed her body at night (gave her Ghusl) and buried her at night. ...
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What we should do when Imam offer less than or more than 4 Taqbeer in Furnal Prayer?

The scholars of the four maddhabs have a consensus that the funeral prayer has four takbeers (or at least four takbeers are necessary to have it performed correctly), even if they may differ on how to ...
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Is praying Salatul janazah obligatory?

Funeral prayers are a communal obligation (Fard-e-Kifayah), i.e. if some from among the community do it, the obligation is fulfilled from the whole community, but if none participate then all are ...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

The hadith of 'Amr ibn Al-'Aas in Sahih Muslim is mawqoof, however it is presumable that he was acting on the teachings of the Prophet ﷺ rather than on his personal wishes. A hadith from the Prophet ﷺ ...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

Yes there is only single narration of the COMPANION OF THE HOLY PROPHET .This was his personal wish and not saying of the Holy PROPHET .IT SAYS 'Amr bin Al-'as (May Allah be pleased with him) used to ...
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