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General Supervisor: Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid
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Funerals and rulings on graves
Giving the reward for righteous deeds to the deceased
11680 - Standing on the right of the imaam if the place is crowded for the funeral prayer
12624 - It is sufficient to greet the dead with salaam once when first entering the graveyard
12492 - Can the person who washes the deceased tell others about good or bad signs?
8191 - Should the person who has been killed wrongfully be washed?
8188 - Ruling on holding classes to teach people how to wash the dead
8192 - Where the imaam should stand for the funeral prayer
13307 - Making food during the mourning period
11962 - Medical tests on the body of a stillborn infant
9304 - Ruling on reciting al-Faatihah for the deceased
8231 - Putting the Mus-haf on the stomach of the deceased – and is there a set time limit for offering condolences?
8198 - Ruling on women visiting graves
12092 - Giving salaams to the inhabitants of the graves – should this be done by those who pass by or only by those who enter the graveyard?
4910 - Funeral prayer in absentia, offering food to mourners and reading Qur’aan for the deceased
11320 - Praising of the deceased
9845 - Some people offer condolences by saying, “May the rest of his life be added to your life”
11553 - Ruling on extracting the foetus from a dead woman
4309 - It is not permissible to show any kind of disrespect towards graves
10026 - Burying a kaafir in the Muslim graveyard
10042 - Burying kaafirs
2900 - Following the funeral procession of one who used to pray to graves for help
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