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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Feeding the family of the deceased and others

Feeding the family of the deceased and others

Question

What is the ruling regarding feeding the family of the deceased? Is it lawful for non-family members to eat from this food?

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Five questions regarding Janazah Salah and burial

FIVE QUESTIONS REGARDING JANĀZAH ṢALĀH AND BURIAL

(1) We have been taught to recite the additional words ‘Wa Jalla Thanāʾuka’ in the Thanāʾ of Janāzah Ṣalāh. Is there a ḥadīth that substantiates this?

(2) Is it permissible to read Sūrah al-Fātiḥah in Janāzah Ṣalāh?

(3) Is it sunnah to read the verse of the Qurʾān ‘Minhā Khalaqnākum Wa Fīhā Nuʿīdukum Wa Minhā Nukhrijukum Tāratan Ukhrā’ during burial?

(4) What is the ruling regarding reciting Sūrah al-Fātiḥah or the opening of Sūrah al-Baqarah after burial at the head-side and the final verses of Sūrah al-Baqarah at the foot-side?

(5) It is common to raise hands and make congregational duʿāʾ after burial. Is this sunnah and was this the common practice in the time of the Prophet ﷺ?

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The Correct Method Of Burying The Deceased

What is the correct method of burying the deceased?

(1) Some people ensure that the whole body of the deceased is tilted towards the Qiblah whilst others merely tilt the face whilst the back of the body touches the ground. Merely tilting the face has become common practice with some claiming it fulfils the Sunnah. What is the preferred method?

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