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Hadith on Funerals: Cries of the dead as they are carried away

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the body is placed in the bier, and men carry it on their shoulders, […]

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Hadith on Funerals: Do not insult Muslim family, even if unbelievers

Sa’id ibn Zayd reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not harm a Muslim by insulting a deceased unbelieving relative.” Source: al-Sunan al-Kubrá lil-Bayhaqī

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Hadith on Witness: Believers testify to righteousness and sin

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believers are the witnesses of Allah on the earth.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2642 Grade: Sahih

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Hadith on Funerals: Paradise for patience with lost loved ones

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is not satisfied for His believing servant to be rewarded with anything but

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Ibn Umar on Qadr: Accepting Allah’s decree at death of a beloved

Nafi’ reported: A son of Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, complained of an illness and Ibn Umar was very distraught over him so much that some

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Hadith on Funerals: Angels prod those who wail over his grave

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No person dies and people stand over him wailing, saying, ‘What a great man he

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Hadith on Funerals: Dead are tortured by wailing over them

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The deceased are tormented by their families wailing over them.” Ibn al-Mubarak said, “I hope

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Hadith on Death: Every human is constricted in the grave

Ibn Abbas reported: On the day the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, buried Sa’d ibn Mu’adh, he was sitting over his grave and he said, “If anyone were

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Hadith on Janazah: Four takbirat in the funeral prayer

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings upon him, announced the news to people on the day the Negus died. The Prophet went out with them to

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Hadith on Graves: Permission to set up a humble tombstone

Al-Mutallib reported: When Uthman ibn Madh’un died, he was brought out for his funeral and he was buried. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, ordered a man to

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Hadith on Graves: Angels come to ask about Muhammad

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the servant is placed in his grave, his companions turn and leave until he hears the

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Abu Bakr on Muhammad: The Prophet will never die twice

Aisha reported: Abu Bakr came riding on his horse from his dwelling in al-Sunuh until he arrived and entered the mosque. He did not speak to people until he entered

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Hadith on Graves: Visiting the dead softens the heart

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I had prohibited you from visiting the graves, but it occurred to me that now you may

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Hadith on Qubur: Forbidden to build, sit, or pray over graves

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited building over graves, sitting upon them, or praying over them. Source: Musnad Abī Ya’lá 1020

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Hadith on Salat: Ritual prayer forbidden at graveyards

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited praying amongst the graves. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Ibn Ḥibbān 1698 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَنَسِ

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