Whoever comes to this world has to depart and therefore everyone suffers the loss of a dear and near person at some point in his or her life. One method of reducing the grief felt over that loss is to constantly benefit the deceased through Isal-Thawab, which means: to dedicate the reward of a particular nafl deed to someone; deceased or alive. Isal-Thawab (to perform a virtuous act and dedicate …
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It is generally understood that there can be difference of opinion in everything and anything in life but death! Since, whoever came to this world had to leave. Here is a talk which I delivered on the topic of death and the steps of preparing oneself for the moment when we have to depart this worldly life. Download here
Sometimes we make certain choices in life based merely on the fact that ‘if my father/mother/child/wife/beloved was alive, he/she would do the same’ or we do it “for old time’s sake”. This stems from the love that we possess for each other. When one loves someone dearly, then that love extends to everything that is connected to the beloved, especially in their absence. A mother will cherish the clothes of her …
This is a recent lecture by my Beloved Father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (may Allah protect him) in which he has highlighted -in detail- all that needs to be known on this crucial topic. Download here
There is a common belief that one who passes away during blessed days or months is saved from the punishment of the grave. The following discussion supports this.