Category: Rulings of washing, shrouding and Funerals

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

Janaaza Prayer - Prayer upon the Deceased (part 1)

The consensus of the scholars is that prayer upon the deceased is a highly recommended act. ... more

Burial of the Deceased (part 2/3)

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

Attending the funeral of a non-Muslim relative

 

Attending the funeral of a non-Muslim relative in the church

 

 
I am a new muslim and my parents and relatives are muslim. One of my relative has dies recently and i was very close to her. I like to know if i can attend her funeral in church? I won’t say any words during prayer ...
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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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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

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

The Janaaza Prayer (part 2)

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

Are you ready to do the funeral pray when I die?

Are you ready and prepared to do the funeral pray when I die


{In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful}

My dear son:
Are you ready and prepared to do the funeral pray when I die?

It’s enough to know that our beloved prophet (PBUH) has said: «if a man ...

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Washing the Body of the Deceased

A piece of cloth which is thick enough not to be transparent is used to cover the awrah (private parts of the deceased). The deceased will be lying on a rail that allows water and impurities to escape... ... more

Preparing the Body of the Deceased

Etiquettes of the Prophet (Peace and Salutations be upon him) in Preparing the Body of the Deceased ... more