Did Abu Talib pass away in the state of belief

Did Abū Ṭālib pass away in the state of belief?

Question

Is there any evidence that Abu Ṭālib passed away in the state of belief?

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Dua after fourth takbir in Janazah Salah

Duʿāʾ after fourth takbīr in Janāzah Ṣalāh

Question

Is it true that it is mustaḥab to read a duʿāʾ after the fourth takbīr in Janāzah Ṣalāh? Please outline the views of all four schools of thought.

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Makkah Graveyard Queries

Makkah Graveyard Queries

Question

How do you pronounce the name of the graveyard in Makkah, is it Muʿallā, Maʿallah, or Maʿlāt? Is there a reason behind this name? What is the significance of this graveyard?

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Performed Dhuhr Salah but did not know time had finished

Performed Dhuhr Ṣalāh but did not know time had finished

Question

I made intention of performing Dhuhr Ṣalāh today and after performing it, found out later that the time of Dhuhr Ṣalāh had already finished and ʿAṣr Ṣalāh time had begun. Do I have to repeat my Dhuhr Ṣalāh?

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Meaning of hadith: Brother in law is death

Meaning of ḥadīth: Brother in law is death

Question

(1) Please can you explain the meaning of the ḥadīth, “Brother in law is death.” Does this include the husband’s brother as well as sister’s husband?

(2) Is it correct to use this ḥadīth to justify preventing the sister’s husband from coming to the parent’s house? Some people use it in this manner whilst being relaxed about ḥijāb with the husband’s brother.

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