Do not swear/curse the dead

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

How authentic is this Hadith?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Do not curse the dead, for they have reached the result of what they have sent ahead”

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Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha). The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 1393, 6516)


Kindly refer to a Mufti/Darul Ifta for the Fiqh rulings derived from this Hadith.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar