Can the Dead Hear Us?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Can those buried in their grave hear us when we visit their grave, speak to them, or make du’a for them? Does it differ if they died Muslim or non-Muslim? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, […]

The Length of Recitation in Tahajjud Prayer and Reading Sura Yasin at Graves

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: 1. It is my regular habit to wake up about an hour before Fajr and pray Tahajjud then pray witr then go pray Fajr at the masjid. I like to pray the first 2 rakas with short suras and then each of the next 6 with long suras before […]

Donating Reward to the Dead: A Detailed Answer

Answered by Ustadh Faraz Khan Question: In a class I attended recently, we were told that reciting Surah Yaseen is a sunnah for the sick and dying (in their presence). However, it is not a sunnah not after a persons death. We were told this was a cultural practice and brings no benefit to the […]