Last Ramadan

A reminder about death and valuable opportunities like Ramadan to gain rewards and to be so close to Allah the Almighty. ... more

What is to be said when visiting a dying person (2/2)

A dying person should combine hope and fear in himself: Hoping for the mercy of Allah and fearing of His Punishment. ... more

What is to be said when visiting a dying person (1/2)

The speech here will be about what is to be said when visiting a dying person and what should a dying person say when approaching death. ... more

Mourning The Dead

Mourning over the dead is allowed in Islam, but there is a great difference between what is allowed Islamically and the practice of some Muslims at the present time. ... more

When A Muslim Is At The Point Of Death

Family members of the dying person and his most pious friends should be informed and should be present at his side to help him turn his thoughts to Allah ... more

Stand Up & Take ACTION for Syria

My plea to you brothers and sisters is to take action and stand up for justice in Syria, here’s how we can take action... ... more

Shrouding the Body of the Deceased

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


In the original text of Zad al-Maad there is very little discussion regarding the washing and shrouding of the deceased. The reason for this may be that the Prophet (Peace and Salutations be upon him) was not known to have himself ...
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The Janaaza Prayer (part 2)

About Janaaza prayer and Dua' for the dead ... more

Etiquette of visiting graves

If I want to visit my father's grave, what should I do? What is the etiquette of visiting graveyards? Are there any things I should pay attention to? ... more

Burial of the Deceased (part 3/3)

We have already discussed in detail preparing the body of the deceased and the actual burial of the deceased. We now consider what happens after the burial. ... more

Burial of the Deceased (part 2/3)

There are 2 main methods for placing the body of the deceased into the grave:... ... more

Burial of the Deceased (part 1/3)

The Prophet (Peace and Salutations upon him) encouraged haste in burial of the deceased. This includes the entire process from ghusl to burial, but in particular it refers to carrying the body of the deceased from the Janaaza to the burial. ... more

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