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Planting flowers on a grave and cordoning off the grave with bricks

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Q:

1. Is it permissible to plant flowers and plants on the kabr of the deceased.

2. Also advise if bricks are allowed to be built around the kabr.

Bismillaah

A:

1. Avoid this.

2. Cordoning off the grave with bricks in a privately owned graveyard is permissible. However, this is not permissible in a graveyard that is waqf .

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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