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The Righteous Action

"The likeness of wealth, family and the actions of the son of Adam is of a man who has three companions. One of the man's companions says: I am with you as long as you live; when you die, you have taken your share of yourself and you have taken your share of me - this is his wealth. The second companion says: I am with you until you reach that tree; you have had your share of yourself and your share of me - this is his family. The third companion says: I am with you in life and in death." [Sahih: Related by Al-Bazzar and Al-Albani authenticated it] ... 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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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

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

Dead Hearts

Many Muslims today have become so much attached to their life that their desire is to dwell among their family, house, money and commerce. They have forgotten that matters of the Hereafter should come before matters of this life... ... more

On Halloween

Halloween is a Western celebration originated by Celtic pagans and traditionally applied to the evening of October 31. It is completely based on rituals involving dead spirits and devil worship. ... more

The Will of a Stranger

My brother... have you contemplated when you see the Dead carried on the necks and taken to his home and his grave, which is the first step to the Hereafter? ... more

The Silent Preacher

The Grave is the house of loneliness, home of gloominess and residence of darkness. Its resident is in sleeplessness and abatement. His companions are pus and worms. It is the house of the dead and the home of sorrows and anguishes. ... more

How to observe prayer upon the deceased and enshroud him?

This is a digest about washing the deceased, enshrouding him and burying him. ... more

Escorting the deceased to his final place

This is a message every Muslim person needs to know what is permitted and what is prohibited during escorting the deceased person. ... more