Category Archives: Death

When throwing sand or soil on the grave

After placing the body into the recess of the grave, when throwing the First handful of sand/soil on the grave recite: مِنۡهَا خَلَقۡنٰكُمۡ During the Second handful recite: وَفِيۡهَا نُعِيۡدُكُمۡ During the Third handful recite: وَمِنۡهَا نُخۡرِجُكُمۡ تَارَةً اُخۡرٰى It is MAKROOH to add more sand/soil to the grave/kabr than that which was dug out […]

When the soul is leaving the body

Aishah Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anh narrated: “I saw the Messenger of Allah while he was dying. He had a cup with water in it, he put his hand in the cup then wiped his face with the water, then said: اللَّهُمَّ أَعِنِّي عَلَى غَمَرَاتِ الْمَوْتُ وَسَكَرَاتِ الْمَوْتِ – At Tirmidhi 978

When visiting a sick or deceased’s house

Umm Salama reported Allah’s Messenger (Sallal lahu alaihi wasallam) as saying: Whenever you visit the sick or the dead, supplicate for good because angels say” Amen” to whatever you say. She added: When Abu Salama died, I went to the Messenger of Allah (Sallal lahu alaihi wasallam) and said: Messenger of Allah (Sallal lahu alaihi […]

When passing by the graves-graveyard

Ibn Abbas narrated: “The Messenger of Allah (Sallal lahu alaihi wasallam) passed by the graves of Al-Madinah, so he turned his face towards them and said: السَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمُ يَا أَهْلَ الْقُبُورِ يَغْفِرُ اللهُ لَنَا وَلَكُمْ أَنْتُمُ سَلَفُنَا وَنَحْنُ بِالْأَثَرِ – At Tirmidhi 1053