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End of Life Planning

Do Muslims have to establish their own cemetery in non-Muslim countries?

Is it obligatory for the community of believers in non-Muslim countries to establish a private cemetery for burying their dead,...

Is brain death actually death?

Some doctors consider brain death to be the measure of a person’s actual death; even if the heart does not...

Should a burial will be executed if body transportation involves extensive procedures and burial delays?

A believer died in the West and their will directs that their body should be transported for burial to their...

Is it Islamically appropriate to deny resuscitation and life-support?

My grandmother has dementia that is very advanced and irreversible. She cannot make healthcare decisions for herself, so I have...

Are there special days to commemorate the deceased?

What is the religious significance of soyem (third day after death) and Arbaeen (40 days after death). We usually arrange...