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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Obituary: Shaykh Muhammad Deedat

Obituary: The ardent bibliophile Shaykh Muḥammad Deedat (1380/1960 – 1439/2018)

“Muḥammad Dīdāt is ʿAllāmat al-Kutub (master of books), he has fallen ill, it is difficult to find such people, people will recognise his worth after he passes away.” (Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī)

“I saw Mufti Muḥammad Taqī ʿUthmānī on three separate occasions in recent years kiss the forehead of Shaykh Muḥammad Deedat.” (Yusuf Shabbir)

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Calculating Iddat (period of waiting) after death

Calculating ʿIddat (period of waiting) after death

Question

Someone’s husband died on 28 November 2016 at 6am. When does her ʿIddat (period of waiting) end? Does it end today (6 April 2017) or tomorrow (7 April 2017)?

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Obituary: Muhaddith al-Asr Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Yunus Jownpuri

Obituary: Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

It is with great sadness and sorrow we received the news of the demise of our teacher and the teacher of our teachers, Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (d. 1438/2017) this morning at approximately 5am British Summer Time. When I retired to sleep just after 2am, I had received the news of the demise of Ḥaḍrat Mawlānā Ismāʿīl Badāt a resident of the blessed city of Madīnah, who like Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī was a disciple of Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Zakariyyā Kāndhelwī (d. 1402/1982).

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