Purchasing a grave in a qabrastaan

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Q: Is it permissible to buy a qabar (grave) in a qabristan and keep it only for the family members who die? No outsiders are allowed to be buried in it.


A: If that plot is bought from the actual owner then it is permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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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