Fatawa Questions
2685 > There is a dispute in our village over the ownership of trees which had grown in the graveyard, please guide us regarding this?
قبرستان میں اُگنے والے درخت پہ گاوں میں جھگڑا ہے کہ یہ کن کے ہیں ، رہنمائی فرمایں؟

2680 > Can we use Zakat funds for public works? What about giving it to someone for his medical treatments? And what about using it for someone's burial and funeral services?
زکات کا پیسہ کیا کسی رفاہ عامہ کے کام کیلئے استعمال کیا جا سکتا ہے؟ کیا کسی ضرورت مند کے علاج کیلئے یا کسی کے کفن دفن کیلئے استعمال کر سکتے ہیں؟

2679 > Where would pious people stay after their deaths and before the day of judgment?
قیامت کے دن روزِ حساب ہے ، مرنے والے نیک لوگ قیامت سے پہلے کس جگہ پر ٹھہریں گے؟

2659 > Please explain, what is Talqeen-e-Maiyyat?
تلقی ن میت کرنے کا کیا حکم ہے ؟

2658 > How many Faraiz are there in funeral prayer? Here in Germany, I prayed a funeral prayer while sitting in the car due to Covid-19 restrictions, did I do the right thing?
نماز جنازہ میں کتنے فرض ہیں؟ یہاں جرمنی میں جنازہ ہوا اور کرونا وائرس کی وجہ سے اپنی گاڑی میں بیٹھ کر جنازہ پڑھ لیا ، تو کیا جنازہ ہوگیا؟

2657 > What are the rulings of gravecloth کفن in Shariah and what type of fabric should be used?
کفن کیسا ہونا چاہیے اور اس کیلئے کونسا کپڑا استعمال کرنا چاہیے ؟

2636 > A person left a will that so and so shall give me Ghusl and so and so shall lead my funeral prayer, what is the ruling of these conditions?
میت کی وصیت کہ فلاں شخص نماز جنازہ پڑھائے اور فلاں غسل دے ، اسکی شرعی حیثیت کیا ہے ؟

2635 > What is the ruling of a funeral prayer if the body or grave cloth of a deceased becomes impure?
میت کا جسم اور کفن پاک نہ رہے تو پھر جنازہ کا کیا ہوگا؟

2634 > Due to Covid-19 pandemic, many people in America are praying the funeral prayer while sitting in their cars. Is this acceptable?
کرونا وائرس کی وجہ سے بہت سے لوگوں نے امریکہ میں اپنی سواری میں بیٹھ کر جنازہ پڑھا۔ کیا اسطرح جنازہ پڑھنا جائز ہے ؟

2626 > After the completion of burial, is it okay to put soil on the grave?
میت کی تدفین کے بعد قبر پر مٹی ڈالنا کیسا ہے؟ِ

2620 > Is it permissible to construct own grave beforehand?
کیا کوئی آدمی پہلے سے اپنی قبر بنوالے تو کیا یہ ثواب کا کام ہے؟

2616 > Is it okay to conduct funeral prayer in a masjid due to lack of space?
جگہ کی تنگی کے باعث کیا جنازہ مسجد میں پڑھا جا سکتا ہے؟

2615 > Is it okay to remove implanted dentures from a deceased?
میت کے منہ میں مصنوعی دانت ہوں تو کیا انکو نکال دینا چاہیے؟ِ
(answer also includes: what pains or disturbs a deceased person during his burial and funeral rituals?)

2559 > What happens after burial and how long is this phase?
دفن کے بعد کیا ہوتا ہے اور کب تک؟

2490 > Is it permissible to give Azaan on grave after the burial?
قبر پر آذان دینا میت کو دفنانے کے بعد جائز ہے؟

2431 > Is death the name of transitory phase which a man experiences from illness to his end in this materialistic world?
کیا موت کے مراحل سے اس مادی دنیا کی وہ کیفیت مراد ہے جو انسان پر طاری ہوتی ہے ، مثلاً بیماری اور انجامِ کار موت؟

2408 > What should a person do if Imam says fifth Takbeer in نماز جنازہ funeral prayer? (answer also includes: accidentally praying نماز جنازہ without wudu & repetitions of funeral prayer)
نماز جنازہ میں اگر امام پانچویں تکبیر کہہ دے تو کیا کرنا چاہیے؟ اسی طرح اگر امام بغیر وضو کے نماز جنازہ پڑھا دے تو کیا کریں؟

2388 > In one of your previous lectures, you mentioned that Sayyidina Umar رضى الله عنه nominated Sayyidina Suhaib رضى الله عنه to lead his funeral prayer (نماز جنازہ) in his will, as he was one of the first مظلومین oppressed of Islam. Wasn't he already appointed as the Imam of Masjid Nabawi صلي الله عليه و سلم at that time, making him the rightful person to lead funeral prayer nonetheless?

2355 > Since my childhood, I had been told not to visit graveyard at night and now I have this fear instilled in me. Is it permissible for a women to visit graveyard at night in the eyes of Shariah?
مجھے بچپن ہی سے یہ بتایا گیا ہے کہ رات کے وقت قبرستان میں نہیں جانا چاہیے جس کی وجہ سے ایک خوف میرے دل میں بیٹھ گیا ہے، کیا شریعت کی نظر میں ایک عورت کے لیے رات کے وقت قبرستان جانا جائز ہے؟

2311 > Is it correct to recite first kalimah لا الہ الا اللہ loudly when taking a میّت to graveyard irrespective of its gender?
کیا میت، چاہے مرد کی ہو یا عورت، کو قبرستان لے جاتے ہوئے کلمہ لا الہ الاللہ اونچی آواز میں پڑھنا جائز ہے؟

2266 > According to Hanafi fiqh sūrah Fatiha should not be read in namaz e janazah, but it is clearly mentioned in ahādith that Fātiha is part of Namāz, please clarify this?

حنفی فقہ کے مطابق نماز جنازہ میں فاتحہ نہیں پڑھنی چاہیے جبکہ احادیث میں موجود ہے کہ فاتحہ نماز کا حصہ ہے، وضاحت فرمائیے؟

2259 > On a TV program, a scholar mentioned that when a person is going through agony of death, Shaytaan tries to misguide that person and could cause the person to leave his lifelong Imaan and accept Kufr. Is this proven from Quran and Sunnah? How can a person protect himself/herself when going through this state?

ایک عالم دین ٹی وی پر بتا رہے تھے کہ شیطان نزع کے عالم میں بھی انسان پر حملہ کرتا ہے اور اس کو بہکاتا ہے جس کی وجہ سے ساری زندگی پر گزرا ہوا ایمان کفر پر آ سکتا ہے، کتاب و سنت میں کیا اس کا ذکر ہے اور نزع کے عالم میں شیطان کا حملہ کیسے ہوسکتا ہے اور اس سے کیسے بچ سکتے ہیں؟

2234 > Can we do Eesaal e Sawaab for (for our Muslim Marhoomeen) those people who have passed away?

2135 > Why is it not allowed for a husband to prepare his wife for burial in the Hanafi school of thought, where as there are many Ahadith in Sahih Bukhari which says the opposite?
ہم حنفیہ کے نزدیک شوہر اپنی بیوی کی میت کو غسل یا کفن اور قبر میں کیوں نہیں اتار سکتا؟ جبکہ صحیح بخاری میں بہت سی احادیث ملتی ہیں جن میں سیدنا ابو بکر اور سیدنا علی رضى الله عنه کا عمل ملتا ہے۔

2125 > Is it permissible to water the grave, or light incence sticks and spread flowers over it?
کیا قبر پر پانی ڈالنا ، اگربتی یا پھول چڑھانا جائز ہے؟

2080 > Is it a good practice that family of the deceased prepare food especially for the guests?
کسی گھر میں فوتگی کی وجہ سے کھانے پینے کا جو خاص انتظام کیا جاتا ہے، کیا ایسا کرنا مناسب ہے؟

1957 > In these days, people bury عہد نامہ along with deceased in the grave. Is this act in accordance with Shariah?

1950 > In our area, it has become a custom that men line up to look at the face of a میت maiyyat before or after Janazah (funeral prayer), is this act permissible in Shariah?

1883 > Will the نماز جنازہ funeral prayer be valid if میت maiyyat was put in opposite direction by mistake for Janazah?

1882 > If an old grave sinks into the ground, what is the correct procedure to fix it? Do we have to move the deceased body to a new grave or renovate the grave only?

1881 > What is the correct method of laying a میت maiyyat in the grave?

1878 > Is it more virtous to pray Nafl namaz or go with a janazah of a pious person to graveyard?

1877 > What is allowed to be inscribed on the لوح میت headstone on a grave?

1875 > Can we walk/cross in front of an Imam who is leading a نماز جنازہ funeral prayer?

1797 > Few people give Ãthān after burying a deceased in the grave yard, is it act in accordance with Shariah?

1756 > In Surah Taubah, Allah Ta'ala commanded Sayyidina Rasul-e-Akram صلي الله عليه و سلم not to pray Namaz-e-Janazah of hypocrites. How can a common Muslim implement this nowdays?

1723 > Is it a Sunnah to see the face of the deceased (میّت) before burial?
کیا میت کے چہرے کو نمازِ جنازہ کے بعد دیکھنا سنت ہے؟

1722 > Is it permissible to pray Namāz-e-Janāzah نماز جنازہ with shoes on?
کیا نمازِ جنازہ جوتے پہن کر ادا کی جاسکتی ہے؟

1719 > How can the children rectify disobedience to their parents after one of them passes away?
والدین کی وفات کے بعد نا فرمان اولاد کیسے تلافی کر سکتی ہے؟

1702 > What does Islam say about performing a post-mortem (autopsy) of a deceased?
میت کے پوسٹ مارٹم سے متعلق شریعت کے احکامات کیا ہیں؟

1674 > Is it permissible to hold a gathering for Quran recitation for a deceased person? کیا میت کیلئے قرآن خوانی منعقد کرنا درست ہے؟

463 > Can a man lower his wife's body into the grave, since normally one has to support it with their shoulders etc?

446 > Is it permissible to photograph or create a picture of the Janazah?

445 > Is it permissible for women to accompany the Janazah to the graveyard?

440 > Does the person who dies due to poisoning gain the status of Shaheed?

398 > Is it obligatory on the children to make up or pay fidya for the namaz that their deceased parents missed during their life?

397 > 4. Is it possible for the children to pray fardh namaz on behalf of their parents (for ithaal-e-thawab for their deceased parents)?

392 > Does an accidental death which is very painful cause a person to become a shaheed?

391 > Is it permissible to do isaal-e-thawaab for a person who has committed suicide?

387 > Will planting a tree on a grave cause the reward of this be granted to the occupant of the grave? Does the shade of the tree grant coolness, and can its roots cause discomfort to the occupant of the grave?

386 > A person is alive but there is no communication with him due to certain misgivings and disagreements. Is it possible to enter into such a persons dreams and ask forgiveness or clarify the issue?

336 > After praying namaz-e-janazah is it permissible to pray a fard namaz with the same wudu?

331 > Can we attend the Funeral of a Non-Muslim?

318 > Where should a person be buried if they die in a foreign land?

317 > Is it permissible to use chemicals to preserve a mayyat (dead body), given that some of these chemicals also contain alcohol?

219 > Please explain about 'Eethaal-e-Thawaab'? Can one make 'Eethaal-e-Thawaab' of reciting the Qur'an for someone who never learnt to recite the Qur'an himself?

218 > Is it possible for someone in this life to meet a 'ruh' from the 'Aalam-e-Barzakh'?

211 > How does our 'rooh' meet others in the Aalam-e-arwaah, which is billions of miles away? It takes just a few seconds for it to return to our body when we wake up, so is the 'rooh' that powerful?

207 > What Du'aa should be made at the grave of a baby who died before birth? Since she is innocent, can the parents ask for their own shafa'ath (intercession)? Does the presence of such a child in the graveyard have any effect on the other graves as well?

170 > How can we give ghusl to a deceased who died from drowning?

153 > Can you please advise on how to repair or restore a grave for preservation?

45 > What times are considered 'makrooh' for offering 'salaat-ul-janaaza'?

24 > Can a woman visit her father’s or brother’s grave in a graveyard?

11 > A new Muslim asked how is it possible that the Angel of Death can take out soo many souls at one time, he would have to be in so many places in one time?

9 > Can we convey reward of virtue (isaal -e- sawaab) upon our deceased by reciting any Suraah of Quraan? and if so, then when should we make intention for isaal -e- sawaab ?


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