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Women in Iddat should abstain from using fancy clothing, make-up or jewellery.
The trustee of the deceased should pay all the DEBTS as soon as possible.
Isaale Thawaab for the deceased should be made by feeding the poor, by giving Sadaqa,
making Istighfaar etc. No SPECIFIC dates or days such as the third, seventh, eleventh or
fortieth are mentioned in Shar’iah for such devotions. When giving charity on behalf of the
deceased, it is desirable to make Niyyat for the fulfillment of Qazaa Salaat of the
The Shariat has NOT specified any particular type or color of clothing that should be worn
by those that are bereaved
A Mayyit is one who was bone ALIVE and then passed away. It must be named and Ghusl,
Kafn and Janaza must be performed.
A STILL BORN child should be named, given Ghusl and wrapped in a piece of cloth, (NO
Kafn) and then buried.
In the case of a miscarriage, if the limbs are formed, then too, it will be named, given
Ghusl, wrapped in a piece of cloth and buried, just as a still born. child
There is NO Janaza Salaat for still born babies.
It the limbs are NOT formed, no name will be given and there will be NO Ghusl. The
malformed child should just be wrapped in a piece of cloth and buried
If any one of the parents of a dead child is a Muslim, then that child will be regarded as a
Muslim Janaza Salaat should be performed for that child.
Janaza Salaat shall be said for a person that has committed suicide. It is desirable that
someone other than the appointed Imam or reputable person of the community lead this
prayer. Janaza Salaat will be performed for all Muslims; pious or sinful.
It has been narrated by Hazrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiallaahu anhu) that Rasulullah
(S.A.W.) said : "One that accompanies the Janaza of a Muslim with sincerity and with the
intention of Sawaub, and remains with it until the Salaat is performed and the Mayyit
buried, will return (home) with TWO Qiraat Saab. Of these, one Qiraat is equal to the
mountain of UHUD. A person who only performed the Janaza Salaat and returns, will
return with one Qiraat Swaab"
Women do NOT follow the Janaza nor do they visit the Qabrastaan.
Fasting in the month of RAMADHAAN is one of the five pillars of Islam.
Fasting in the month of Ramadan is FARZ upon every Muslim, male and female who is
sane and mature.
Almighty Allah has promised great reward for those who, Fast, whilst severe punishment
is in strict leer those that do NOT fast in the month of Ramadan
Fasting has many physical, moral and special benefits. However, Allah has made fasting
compulsory so that we become pious, God caring and God conscious.
Fasting in ISLAM means to stay away from EATING, DRINKING and COHABITATION from,
Subha Sadiq (early dawn) to sunset with a Niyyat or ROZAH (fasting).