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Is the Prophet Idris Alaihis-salam alive?

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Q: I came to know from a local Aalim that the Prophet Idris Alaihis-salam is still alive. Is it true or a false preaching? Please, give proper references from Holy Qur’an and Authentic Ahadiths.


A: There is no conclusive report with regards to this statement. The only conclusive report is about Isa (alaihis salaam) that he is alive in the heavens.


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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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