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Feeding the deceased’s family before burial

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Q. My father passed away and his family and friends travelled from across the country to attend his funeral. Before the funeral, there was confusion regarding feeding his family and friends attending the funeral. Some people were saying that we cannot feed family and friends at that time. Kindly advise? A. There is no prohibition… read more »

Sunnahs at the time of Burial.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Question: I have recently heard some brothers saying that the recitation of the verses of Surah Baqarah by the head and feet of the deceased are not of the sunnah as well as throwing a handful of dirt in the grave before the actual burial and that having odd number of rows for the Janazah… read more »

Salaatul Janaazah

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Q: Assalaamu Alaikum (1)        How to perform Salaatul Janaazah (in detail)? (2)        When the deceased body arrives and departs do individuals have to stand? A: Wa alaikum Assalaam In Salaatul Janaazah there are two acts tht are held as being compulsory. These are :- 1)Saying the Takbeer (Allaahu Akbar) four times. 2)Qiyaam, that is offering… read more »