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Are There Any Muslim Burial Sites in Switzerland?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is there any muslims graveyard in switzerland ? I live in an area where there is no mosque and no muslim graveyard. Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. May Allah reward you for reflecting on these important situations. I am not overly familiar with Switzerland, but a Google search shows […]

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.    

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, […]

Lessons from a Medina Graveyard with Photos – Fahad Faruqui – HuffingtonPost

Lessons from a Medina Graveyard with Photos – Fahad Faruqui – HuffingtonPost One can learn many lessons at a graveyard. I once found myself helping carry the corpse of a stranger, an old woman, to its final abode. At the time, I was a 20-year-old on a family trip to the Holy City of Medina […]

Which Duas and Parts of the Qur’an Should be Read When Visiting a Graveyard?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Which duas and parts of the Qur’an should be read when visiting a graveyard? Where should a person stand at a grave? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Anything of the Qur’an may be recited; Ya Sin is particularly praiseworthy. If one does not have […]