Death & Janazah

Being branded due to possessing Dinars and Dirhams

Question Is the following authentic? After a Sahabi from the Ashabus Suffah had passed away, one or two Dirhams ware found in his pocket. When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was informed he said this will be a means of branding him.

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Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan (radiyallahu ‘anhu)’s dream before his death

Question What is the authenticity of the following narration and does it imply that the souls of the dead can return to this world? Sayyiduna Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that when the enemy surrounded his house and stopped the household from receiving water, he was thirsty for many days. ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: One day I saw Rasulullah, (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), …

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Meaning of a poem that Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) recited upon visiting the grave of her brother

Question Can you please provide a background as to who was “companions of Jadhimah” as mentioned in the following Hadith: حَدَّثَنَا الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ حُرَيْثٍ، حَدَّثَنَا عِيسَى بْنُ يُونُسَ، عَنِ ابْنِ جُرَيْجٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ أَبِي مُلَيْكَةَ، قَالَ تُوُفِّيَ عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنُ أَبِي بَكْرٍ بِحُبْشِيٍّ  قَالَ فَحُمِلَ إِلَى مَكَّةَ فَدُفِنَ فِيهَا فَلَمَّا قَدِمَتْ عَائِشَةُ أَتَتْ قَبْرَ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ أَبِي بَكْرٍ …

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The severity of the pangs of death (sakarat)

Question I heard the following narration in a bayan: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A dying person experiences the pain of three hundred (300) swords being pierced into his body” Kindly provide the reference and the authenticity.

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The meaning of ‘one qirat reward’

Question There is a Hadith wherein Muhammad (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) mentions one who keeps dog as a pet loses either one or two qirat reward per day. What exactly does a qirat translate to?

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Entering Jannah or Jahannam because of a fly

Question Is the following narration authentic? “A man entered Jannah because of a fly, while another entered Jahannam because of a fly. “Two men passed by a people who had an idol, which it was not permissible for anyone to pass without making a sacrifice to it. They [the people] said to the first man: “Sacrifice [something in the name of the …

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An unauthentic form of Salah to be recited on Friday eve

Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “Whomsoever performs two units of Salah on the eve of Friday, reciting Surah Fatihah and fifteen times Surah Zilzal in each rak’ah, Allah will protect him from the punishment of the grave and from the horrors of the Day of Qiyamah”

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An unauthentic virtue for visiting one’s Mother’s or relative’s grave

Question What is the status of this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whoever visits his mother’s grave or the grave of one of his relatives, gets the reward of an accepted Hajj/’Umrah and whoever visits them frequently until he passes away, the Angels will visit his grave”

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