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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 وَرَسُولِهِ وَمَاتُوا وَهُمْ فَاسِقُونَ And do not pray over any of them who has died - ever - or stand at his grave. Indeed, they disbelieved in Allah and His ...


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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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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 four sunni madhabs agree on this. Otherwise: according to the Hanafis and Malikis the funeral will not be offered. The Hanafis however say that the body will ...


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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 its meat is distributed so that I may enjoy your intimacy and (in your company) ascertain what answer I can give to the messengers (angels) of Allah. However, ...


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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 attend the funeral of a non Muslim relative” and this was also stated by Imam al Shafi’i. Also attending the funeral of a relative even if he is a non Muslim ...


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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 air by raising your building high without his permission Do not harass him Give him a share when you buy fruits; if you do not, bring what you buy quietly and ...


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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, while the Shafi'i madhhab considers it as allowed for really close non-Muslims (one of their evidences is this hadith). They also consider attending the funeral ...


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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 performed if the body of the deceased is present may be skipped. Multiple authentic hadiths show that the Prophet (ﷺ) performed the funeral prayers (Arabic: ...


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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 scholars it was defined differently by scholars -here just a choice out of many definitions-: In the following -if not otherwise stated- I'm translating from Arabic ...


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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 the time of ibn Salah on wards. Before that each scholar had his own terminology. And imam at-Tirmidhi's qualification is a topic discussed by many scholars and ...


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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، أو السفينة قريبة من الساحل، أو وجد مكان لحفظه في ثلاجة ونحوها، فالأولى أن يبقى ثم يدفن بعد الوصول في المقبرة. My translation: In the sea, the deceased should ...


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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. Even if a Muslim woman could attend it or perform it, attending the prayer in a congregation for her seems rather an exception (May females participate in ...


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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. In one narration Imam Ali (Allayhe Assalam) dug 40 graves for her so that no one discovers her grave and it remains unknown till now.


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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 pray it. For example the Hanafis and Malikis say it is only supplication (du'a) so one cannot recite Qur'an in it, while the Shafi'i's say it has two tasleems ...


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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 blameworthy(source).


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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 which supports the general meaning of it includes: عن عثمان بن عفان، قال: كان النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم، إذا فرغ من دفن الميت وقف عليه، فقال: استغفروا لأخيكم، ...


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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 say: "When you have buried me, keep standing near my grave till (for the time it takes to) a camel is slaughtered and its meat is distributed, so that I may ...


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