Women visiting the graveyard

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za


1. Further to your advice that grave photography is undesirable, please advise in detail.

2. Are women forbidden to visit the graveyard? Under what circumstances are women forbidden to join salatul-Janazah?



1. We have prepared a kitaab on this topic. This issue has been discussed in great detail in the kitaab. You may refer to it http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=3394

2. Refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/1196

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)