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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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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Kissing the face of the deceased or uncovering it

Kissing the face of the deceased or uncovering it

Question

Is it permissible to kiss the face of the deceased? What is the ruling on uncovering the face of the deceased for people to look at?

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Can woman in menses sit near the deceased and wash the deceased

Can woman in menses sit near the deceased and wash the deceased?

Question

(1) When a person is passing away, is it permissible for a woman in menses to sit in the same room and make dhikr (remembrance) of Allah?

(2) Is it permissible for a woman in menses to partake in the washing of the deceased?

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