Traveling to attend a janaazah or to console the bereaved

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1. Is it permissible to travel to attend the funeral of a close relative like one’s parents?

2. Can one travel after the burial of a close relative like the husband of one’s sister to console one’s sister and others?



1. Yes.

2. Yes

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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