…then he is a mushrik, having committed major shirk.
Is it permissible to read a soorah from the Qur.aan with the intention that its reward be [destined] for the deceased? And how would that be?
My brother died at the age of 35, and he had not performed hajj. Should I perform ‘umrah or hajj on his behalf – even though he had not done so?
[In preparation for their burial], al-Muzanee would wash the dead as an act of worship, and he would say…
Regarding the ‘umrah, can it be performed on behalf of another, since my father has died without performing the ‘umrah – and I live [too] far away [to do so on his behalf myself]?
What is the authentically legislated manner in which the deceased individual is to be greeted; is he to be approached from the direction of his face? And in which direction should he be supplicated for?