Funeral (Al-Janazah) | Sahih Bukhari

Funeral (Al-Janazah)

Narrated Abu Huraira:

I heard Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) saying, “The rights of a Muslim on the Muslims are five: to respond to the salaam, visiting the sick, to follow the funeral processions, to accept an invitation, and to reply to those who sneeze.

Narrated Abdullah:

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “Anyone who dies worshipping others along with Allah will definitely enter the Fire.” I said, “Anyone who dies worshipping none along with Allah will definitely enter Paradise.”

Narrated Hafsa bint Seereen:

Um  Atiyya said that they had entwined the hair of the daughter of Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) in three braids. They first undid her hair, washed and then entwined it in three braids.”

Narrated Kharija bin Zaid bin Thabit:

Um Al-`Ala’, an Ansari woman who gave the pledge of allegiance to the Prophet (ﷺ) said to me, “The emigrants were distributed amongst us by drawing lots and we got in our share `Uthman bin Maz’un. We made him stay with us in our house. Then he suffered from a disease which proved fatal when he died and was given a bath and was shrouded in his clothes, Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) came I said, ‘May Allah be merciful to you, O Abu As-Sa’ib! I testify that Allah has honored you’. The Prophet (ﷺ) said, ‘How do you know that Allah has honored him?’ I replied, ‘O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ)! Let my father be sacrificed for you! On whom else shall Allah bestow His honor?’ The Prophet (ﷺ) said, ‘No doubt, death came to him. By Allah, I too wish him good, but by Allah, I do not know what Allah will do with me though I am Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ). ‘ By Allah, I never attested the piety of anyone after that.”

Narrated Jabir bin `Abdullah:

When my father was martyred, I lifted the sheet from his face and wept and the people forbade me to do so but the Prophet (ﷺ) did not forbid me. Then my aunt Fatima began weeping and the Prophet (ﷺ) said, “It is all the same whether you weep or not. The angels were shading him continuously with their wings till you shifted him (from the field). ”

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) informed (the people) about the death of An-Najashi on the very day he died. He went towards the Musalla (praying place) and the people stood behind him in rows. He said four Takbirs (i.e. offered the Funeral prayer).

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Zaid took over the flag and was martyred. Then it was taken by Jafar who was martyred as well. Then `Abdullah bin Rawaha took the flag but he too was martyred and at that time the eyes of Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) were full of tears. Then Khalid bin Al-Walid took the flag without being nominated as a chief (before hand) and was blessed with victory.”

Narrated Ibn Abbas:

A person died and Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) used to visit him. He died at night and (the people) buried him at night. In the morning they informed the Prophet (about his death). He said, “What prevented you from informing me?” They replied, “It was night and it was a dark night and so we disliked to trouble you.” The Prophet (ﷺ) went to his grave and offered the (funeral) prayer.

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “A Muslim whose three children die before the age of puberty will be granted Paradise by Allah due to his mercy for them.”

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “No Muslim whose three children died will go to the Fire except for Allah’s oath (i.e. everyone has to pass over the bridge above the lake of fire).”

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

The Prophet (ﷺ) passed by a woman who was sitting and weeping beside a grave and said to her, “Fear Allah and be patient.”