The Sunni Voice

:: Abd Al Mustafa's Corner ::

  • “Let not respect for people prevent a person from speaking the truth when they know it.” (Tirmidhi)
  • November 2008
    M T W T F S S
  • category

  • Global Visitors

  • Stats

    • 274,988 visitors
  • Admin

  • SunniVoice's Flickr

Archive for November 12th, 2008

Donating the reward of worship to the deceased

Posted by Abd Al Mustafa on Wednesday 12th November, 2008

Donation of all kinds of acts of worship, among them Qur’an-recital, can and do benefit the dead, just as the simple supplication of a Muslim does. The Salaf believed the dead were helped and relieved by the living, as shown by the du`a of Abu Hurayra for the dead: allahumma in kana muhsinan fa zid fi ihsanihi wa in kana musi’an fa tajawaz `an sayyi’atihi — “O Allah, if he did good, then increase his goodness, and if he did evil, then forgive his evil deeds.” Malik narrated it. Moreover it is established that the best supplication is the Fatiha itself. We present in the following pages the authentic teaching of Ahl al-Sunna wa al-Jama`a whereby recitation of the Qur’an for the dead and over them is ordered by the Prophet, especially Surat Ya Seen, and donation to the deceased Muslims of the reward of acts of worship such as the recitation of the Qur’an is not only permitted but recommended………continue reading

Posted in aqida, awliya allah, deoband, deobandi, fiqh, general, hadith, islam, madina, makkah, masjid, mawlid, mosque, muslim, polemics, religion, scholars, signs of allah, sufi, sufism, Tasawwuf, the prophet, wahabi | Leave a Comment »