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]?
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?
…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?
Is the invocation of peace upon the dead to be uttered only upon entering the graveyard, or can it also be uttered when passing by [the graveyard]?
If you see a person upon truth, and another upon falsehood, then you must aid the truth and warn against the falsehood, otherwise [it is as if] you are dead; you do not know [that which is] good and do not detest [that which is] evil.
[In preparation for their burial], al-Muzanee would wash the dead as an act of worship, and he would say…
The ignorant one is dead, and the forgetful one is asleep, and the sinner is intoxicated, and the one who insists [upon remaining so] will perish.
The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ kissed ‘Uthmaan ibn Magh.dthoon whilst he [lay there before him] – dead, and [as he did so] his tears fell upon the cheek of ‘Uthmaan ibn Magh.dthoon.
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?