Death

May 11, 2022 3 mins

Is It Permissible to Design an Underground Vertical Cemetery?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My final project is designing an underground vertical cemetery. The cemetery is stacked vertically downward. We placed a pool on the surface right above the cemeteries so people can’t directly step above it. We make sure the burying methods follow the Islamic rulings. Is it permissible to design such […]
April 20, 2022 2 mins

Should I Ignore What I Think Are Signs That I Will Die Soon?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I found Islam a year ago. I always prayed to get signs before I die so I could prepare myself, like cancer or something like that. I stopped praying in the middle of the year but started again two weeks ago. Now I am getting so much death-related content […]
April 14, 2022 2 mins

What Can I Do for My Parents Now That They Are Gone?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My parents passed away 25 years ago. I feel like I did not do anything good for them when they were alive and haven’t done anything for them after they passed away. I feel very guilty and it bothers me a lot. What can I do for them now? […]
April 13, 2022 1 min

Which Wording Is Used As a Reminder For Buried Before Questioning In Grave?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat Question Please can you describe and provide the Arabic text and translation for talqin al-mayyit (reminding the deceased) which is said at the graveside after the burial to assist the deceased with their questioning by the Angels. Answer I pray you are well. Imam Shurunbulali says regarding the talqin […]