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How To Talk To Children About Death, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

How do we prepare children for the death of someone close to them, and indeed, the concept of our own mortality? Shaykh Walead Mosaad gives some advice on the SeekersHub podcast.    

Does the Deceased Know What Is Happening to His Living Relatives?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, I often think if my late father, God rest his soul, knows what is going on in the lives of my family. Does a deceased person know what is happening in his family’s life, the good and the bad? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The deceased […]

Learn A Comprehensive Dua For The Deceased (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Learn A Comprehensive Dua For The Deceased, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put […]

On What Ultimately Matters: Muhammad Ali, My Grandfather and Ramadan

Nearly a month ago, my grandfather passed away in a tragic car accident aged 93 along with my father. Today, we lost the great Muslim sports icon and activist, Muhammad Ali, whose charisma, skill, and attitude mesmerized the world for decades. Each of these deaths and the reactions they generated have taught me an important […]

How Not to be Afraid of Death

Death is never a subject we discuss frequently. In fact, most of us are so afraid of death that we don’t like to even think about it, explains Shaykh Ramzy Ajem. In this video, watch Shaykh Ramzy recall an encounter he had in the Edwards Gardens with Shaykh Abdullah El-Haddad and why it should be anything but a […]

The Passing of the Father and Grandfather of Ustadh Salman Younas

The passing of the father and grandfather of Ustadh Salman Younas It is with great sadness that we bring to you the news of the passing of the father and grandfather of SeekersHub teacher and friend, Ustadh Salman Younas. The two tragically passed away in a car accident in Pakistan on Friday, the 6th of May. […]

What Is Some Prophetic Guidance on Remembering Death?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I was wondering what the guidance of the Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him) was with respect to remembering death. Please share some of his teachings. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. This is […]

Can I Allow a Hospital to Use My Organs After My Death?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is it permissible to write in my will that I would like to donate my organs to the hospital? Answer: assalamu `alaykum Contemporary scholars have differed over the permissibility of organ donation. A majority have opined that it would be permissible provided certain conditions are met. Regarding the specific […]

What Are the Leeways in Dividing a Family Home After the Parents’ Death?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaikum, My family lives with my parent in the main family home. Can we remain there following the death of the parent, and only sell it when we want? Do we have to immediately give out the shares to the rest of the inheritors? Can the parent give […]

My Mother Does Not Want Me to Read up on Death and Judgement Day – Is It Haram for Me to Disobey Her?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My mom doesn’t want me searching up things about Judgement Day and death. Is it haram for me to disobey her and educate myself on the Hereafter, death and Judgement Day? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for […]