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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Performing fardh salaah in a graveyard

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Q: Is it permissible to perform a fardh namaaz in a graveyard? A: If an area of the graveyard is cordoned off namaaz could be performed there. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Visiting the graveyard on Eid day

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Q: What is the status of visiting the graveyard on the night preceding Eid or on Eid day? A: This is not a sunnah practice. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Taking small children to the graveyard

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Q: Kindly confirm whether taking my 5 years old son to the graveyard after Maghrib Salah or Isha Salah is allowed? A: To take small little children outside the house in this way is discouraged. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Women visiting the graveyard

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Q: Are women prohibited from visiting the graveyard in every situation? Even if she is not in haidh or nifaas?  A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Woman visiting the grave of her parents

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Q: Can a woman go to the graveyard to visit the grave of her parents? Not often, just once in a while and that too in complete purdah? A: It is incorrect. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

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