Death & Janazah

Do not delay in five things

Question Please provide the correct translation and reference of the following: Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) advised haste in 5 matters: ‘Establishing Salah, repentance before death, completing the funeral rites of the deceased, paying off debts, marriage when a suitable match is found.’

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The ranks of a Shahid (martyr)

Question Being a martyr can be through different forms , for example; passing away in an accident, passing away through an illness, passing away fighting for your deen etc. Is the reward different for the martyrs? In short, are their rewards according to their ranks, or what?

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Will a Shahid (Martyr) be liable for his debts?

Question Dear ‘Ulama, we often hear that one will not be forgiven for the debts that he fails to repay. Even the shahid (martyr) will not be forgiven for this. Does this warning apply to all types of debtors? or is there some detail to this? What if one has a sincere intention to pay?

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Verification of the Hadith on signs of nur in the heart

Question What is the status of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said that when nur enters the heart, the (spiritual) breast of man expands. When the Sahabah asked for a sign of this nur, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Such a person flees from this abode of deception. He turns his attention to the abode of the Aakhirah (Hereafter) …

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Attending a funeral after intercourse

Question Is there a Hadith where our beloved Prophet (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has said that if one had sexual intercourse in the night and the next day if there is a funeral he should not get into the grave with the dead body to help the burial

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