Tag: Funerals الجنازات

Hadith on Funerals: Muslims whose good is witnessed enter Paradise

January 22, 2017

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whenever four persons testify to the goodness of a Muslim, then he will enter Paradise.” We said, “And three?” The Prophet said, “Even three.” We said, “And two?” The Prophet said, “Even two.” Thereafter we did not ask about only one person. […]

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Hadith on Funerals: Stand up for a funeral out of respect for the deceased

December 22, 2015

Amir ibn Rabia reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When you see a funeral procession, then stand up for it until it passes or the deceased is placed in the grave.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 1245, Sahih Muslim 958 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim […]

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Hadith on Graves: The disapproval of plastering and building structures over graves

November 11, 2015

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited plastering the graves, sitting upon them, and building structures over them. Source: Sahih Muslim 970, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “In this tradition is the disapproval of plastering graves and building over them, and the prohibition of sitting upon […]

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Hadith on Graves: To be burned by hot coal is better than disrespecting a grave

November 11, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “For one of you to sit upon a hot coal and burn himself and his clothes would be better than sitting upon a grave.” Source: Sahih Muslim 971 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Graves: Desecrating the dead body is like harming the living

November 11, 2015

Malik reported: Aisha the wife of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say, “Breaking the bones of a dead Muslim is like breaking them when he is alive.” Source: Muwatta 557 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ مَالِك أَنَّهُ بَلَغَهُ أَنَّ عَائِشَةَ زَوْجَ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَانَتْ تَقُولُ كَسْرُ […]

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Hadith on Hope: Allah will save those who have fear and hope during death

October 25, 2015

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, entered upon a young man in the throes of death. The Prophet said, “How do you feel?” The man said, “By Allah, O Messenger of Allah, I hope in Allah and I fear for my sins.” The Prophet said, “These two feelings are […]

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Hadith on Funerals: The Prophet’s beautiful supplication for the deceased

June 11, 2015

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, performed the funeral prayer and I memorized his supplication, “O Allah, forgive him, have mercy on him, make him well, and pardon him. Dignify his residence and make his resting place spacious. Cleanse him with water, snow, and ice. Purify him […]

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Ibrahim on Supplication: Why are our supplications not answered?

November 26, 2014

Al-Qurtubi reported: It was said to Ibrahim ibn Adham, “What is wrong with us that we supplicate and we receive no answer?” Ibrahim said, “It is because you know Allah and you do not obey him, and you know the Messenger and you do not follow him or his tradition (sunnah), and you know the […]

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Hadith on Faith: Whoever dies testifying Allah is one will be admitted to Paradise

May 13, 2014

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He whose last words are there is no God but Allah will enter Paradise.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 3116 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ مُعَاذِ بْنِ جَبَلٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ كَانَ آخِرُ […]

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Sa’eed on Funerals: We heard a voice reciting the Quran for Ibn Abbas

May 6, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas died while in At-Ta’if. I witnessed his funeral and then a bird came that had never been seen before. It entered the burial site and we looked and waited to see if it would come out, but we did not see it come out of the hole. When he […]

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