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June, 2020

  • 8 June

    ‘Ali’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement when visiting the graveyard

    Question Is this narration authentic: قال ابن عساكر: كان علي رضي الله عنه إذا أراد زيارة المقبرة جعل يقول: يا أهل القبور نُكِحَت أزواجكم وقُسِمَت أموالكم وسُكِنَت بيوتكم واستُخدِمَت صبيانكم هذا خبر ما عندنافياليت شعري ما خبر ما عندكم؟ ثم يقول والله لو تكلمتم لقلتم وتزودوا فإنّ خير الزاد التقوى تاريخ دمشق ٢٧/٣٩٤

March, 2019

October, 2018

  • 18 October

    The du’a when entering a graveyard

    Question Can you reference this du’a for the graveyard السلام عليكم يا أهل القبور يغفر الله لنا ولكم أنتم سلفنا ونحن بالأثر As salamu ‘alaykum ya ahlal qubur yaghfirullahu lana wa lakum antum salafuna wa nahnu bil athar

  • 1 October

    Reference for a Hadith of Bayhaqi

    Question Please provide the reference for this: عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ أَبِي مُلَيْكَةَ أَنَّ عَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهَا أَقْبَلَتْ ذَاتَ يَوْمٍ مِنَ الْمَقَابِرِ فَقُلْتُ لَهَا يَا أُمَّ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ مِنْ أَيْنَ أَقْبَلْتِ قَالَتْ مِنْ قَبْرِ أَخِي عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ أَبِي بَكْرٍ فَقُلْتُ لَهَا أَلَيْسَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ نَهَى عَنْ زِيَارَةِ الْقُبُورِ قَالَتْ نَعَمْ كَانَ نَهَى ثُمَّ أَمَرَ …

May, 2018

  • 30 May

    Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would sit in the graveyard

    Question Can you mention the reference and Arabic for this? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) used to sit next to graves and when he was asked about this, he replied, “I am sitting amongst those people who remind me of the hereafter and when I leave, they will not backbite me.”

March, 2018

  • 28 March

    Prepare for the grave

    Question What is the reference of this Hadith? عن البراء قال كنا مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في جنازة فجلس على شفير القبر فبكى حتى بل الثرى ثم قال يا إخواني لمثل هذا فأعدوا

  • 20 March

    The graveyard of Makkah

    Question Is this Hadith sahih? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said, “What an excellent graveyard this is” [referring to the graveyard of Makkah Mukarramah]”

November, 2017

  • 27 November

    Reciting Surah Yasin when entering the graveyard

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever enters the graveyard and reads Surah Yasin, their punishment will be lightened on that day and he will receive reward equal to the number of people buried in the graveyard.”

May, 2015

August, 2014