Category: Funerals & Dhikr

Consulate your Brother & Sister

Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raaji’oun: (We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return) Rahimahu Allah(for him)/Rahimahaa( for her) Allah (May Allah have mercy on him/her) Umm Salamah (May Allah be pleased with her) reported: I heard the…

LAST-WILL-AND-TESTAMENT

Image result for LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OFLAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF _______________________ _______________________ This form prepared by the Islamic Association of Raleigh Raleigh, North Carolina DISCLAIMER This enclosed will form is prepared as a basic format for use by Muslims in North Carolina in the realization of their faith. A great deal of effort has been put into making this form a very good document from the legal as well as Shari’ah points of view. Credits go to the Muslim Student Association of the US and Canada and the Islamic Society of North America for their work in developing a prototype of this will…..MORE:LAST-WILL-AND-TESTAMENT

[PDF] Funeral Rites in Islam by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

‘Death is the ultimate reality of life.’ This life on earth is only a transitory phase on the way to paradise or hell, as the case may be. Islam as the complete code of life has a set of complete instructions for both the dying person and for those around him or her who are charged with the sacred duty of performing the last rites. Due to non-Islamic influences, Muslims have drifted away from the established practice of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) and his Companions (may Allah be pleased with them all). Many Muslims no longer know or practice the necessary rites, and often mix in un-Islamic practices with the funeral ritual. Dr. Bilal Philips has written Funeral Rites in Islam in order to serve the needs of English-speaking Muslims, using easy-to-understand explanations and instructions based strictly on the fundamental sources of Islam-the Qur’an and the Sunnah…more [PDF] Funeral Rites in Islam by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips 

 

When is a Person Deemed to Have Died?

Life-support may be removed if all brain functions have ceased completely and a committee of three specialist experts has determined that this cessation of function is irreversible, even if the heartbeat and breathing are still being artificially maintained with the…