Death & Janazah

The six bounties of a martyr (shahid)

Question Please provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration “The martyr (shahid) has six blessings from Allah, he is forgiven from the moment his blood is first shed and will be shown his place in Jannah, he will be spared the trial of the grave, he will be secure on the Day of Qiyamah. A crown of dignity …

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An unauthentic narration on making a Believer happy

Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever instills happiness into the heart of a believer, Allah creates an Angel from that happiness who worships Allah and declares the Oneness of Allah. When this person is placed into his grave, the Angel approaches him asking, ‘Do you not recognise me?’ The person …

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Do not envy a sinner

Question Is the following narration authentic? “Do not envy a sinner for some bounty that he has been blessed with, for verily you do not know what punishment he is going to receive after death, he will have a killer [Jahannam] but will not die”

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Hadith on the power of du’a

Question What is the source of this tradition? ‘Nothing can change qada [al-mu’allaq]. Only du’a can change it; and only favours/goodness can lengthen one’s lifetime.”

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Death with wudu is martyrdom

Question I wanted to know what the grade of this Hadith is Sahih, Hasan or Da’if and whether it’s allowed to practice upon: One should try to be in the state of wudu all the time. He who passes away in the state of wudu dies as a Shahid (martyr) (Majmauz zawaid, vol.1 pg. 271 and Fathul Malikil ‘Aliy, pg.35)

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Killing without motive before Qiyamah

Question A Prophetic tradition says: “Time will come when people will kill without knowing the motivation, and the victim will be unaware of the reason for their execution. What is the grade of this Hadith?

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The multiple benefits of using the miswak

Question What is status of following narration? Please provide its original source, and can it be quoted? It is written in Fadail A’mal like this.(more or less) Some Ulama say that in punctual usage of Miswak has 70 benefits, one of which is that the person will get opportunity to recite Kalima e Shahdat at the time of death. In …

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