I ask Allaah to have mercy upon the deceased [from among the] Muslims.
He broke down and wept
Describe for us the description of washing the body of the deceased [in preparation for burial]…
Washing the bodies of the dead in preparation for burial
[In preparation for their burial], al-Muzanee would wash the dead as an act of worship, and he would say…
It rained over the grave of Harim ibn Hayyaan
It rained over the grave of Harim ibn Hayyaan on the day he died, and then vegetation began to sprout [forthwith].
When Harim ibn Hayyaan died
[When] Harim ibn Hayyaan died it was a hot day. So when they had finished with his grave, there came a cloud which stopped over the grave; it was neither longer nor shorter than it (the grave). And it drizzled over it (the grave) until it had drenched it, and then it went away.
None of them had seen what I had seen
I attended the funeral of al-Ahnaf in Koofaa, and was amongst those who descended down into his grave, and when I had leveled it [ready for his body to then be placed inside], I saw how it had been made wide and spacious – as far as my eye could see!
Sheikh Muhammad Ayoub, former Imam of Prophet’s Mosque, dies
Sheikh Dr. Muhammad Ayoub, former imam of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, died at dawn Saturday at the age of 65.
Bury him where he dies
On 30 Jumada Thani 1414, when asked about the will within which the deceased requested burial in Madeenah, Shaykh Ibn Baaz said: This is not befitting; Whenever anyone dies, he is to be buried in the town in which he dies.
Burying a number of dead bodies in a single grave
When there are numerous dead bodies [to be buried], is it permissible to dig one huge grave – big enough for twenty or thirty bodies, and bury them all in this grave, then cover it up with soil?
Fulfilling a dying man’s request to be buried in a different city
When a man dies in a [particular] city, and had requested [upon death] he be buried in different city, then is it obligatory to fulfill his [dying] request?