Is It Permissible For Women To Visit Graveyard – Shaykh Omar Suleiman

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Is it permissible for women to visit the graveyard?

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So this is one of those issues where you have difference of opinion amongst the the mother. And you know all of them have their evidences, because there are seemingly conflicting evidences. One of them is that the prophets I saw him, he, he cursed and not not have people, women that do Nia which were women that would follow the follow the funeral procession, and they would, they would mourn loudly, and they would slap their faces and slap guard on themselves as a means of expressing their grief and their wailing. And it was actually something that was done as part of ceremony when a person would pass away. But then you have someone like I show the law of town on how he saw the law

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on her. She used to go and visit the graveyard, she prayed the janazah of her brother, and she went to visit him. And her explanation of that, when she was confronted with this headache by some of the companions or some of the tambourine, she said that the prophets I seldom used to forbid everyone from from visiting the graves except for the burial on the Prophet. So I said, Indian, I hate to come on the altar over I used to forbid you from visiting the graveyard. That was for actually the bulk of Islam. Because the prophets, I seldom did not want the people to engage in certain practices at the gravesite. So they would pray the janazah and they then they would, they would bury the

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person and move on. And there was no visiting the grave as a ritual for people in general. But the prophet SAW some then opened it up. And he said, that it reminds you of death, so that you should visit because it reminds you of death, and it softens the heart, and prioritizes the hereafter for you. So I actually alone has said that the prophets I seldom, his, his prohibition before was for everybody. And when the prophets lie, some gave permission, it also was for everybody. Now, how do we bounce out these things? Well, Nia hat which is wailing and mourning was forbidden for both men and women. And for women, when they go to the graveyard, you know, obviously they should not engage

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in Nia how they should not do those things that the prophets lie some forbade, just like the men should not do those things. And it seems from the evidence, as long as a person avoids those things or avoid the things that are prohibited that accompany some of those things that the prophet SAW Selim, or you know mentioned, then, inshallah, tada, it's permissible, and it could even be rewardable. And a person should follow that example in the nighttime not just have the hook on not just have the ruling, but of the way that these people carry themselves when they would go to a local board when they would go to the grave sites. The last piece of evidence is when the prophet

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SAW some saw a woman that was mourning at the grave and the prophet SAW Selim told her to be patient and she responded in a very rough manner to the Prophet sighs I'm saying, What do you know of my situation, and the prophets I send them, you know, moved on from her. And someone informed her that she had said that to the Prophet slice of them, and she didn't realize that she was speaking to the Messenger of Allah of the law and the prophets I said, I mentioned whenever she came to him to apologize the subtotal in this in the submitted ruler, that patience is that the first strike the point is, is that at no point to the profit slice, I'm reprimand her for actually being there. But

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the prophet SAW some saw her in a state of Nia, in a state of wailing, which is which is impermissible crying is permissible, it's what the Sahaba would do. But again, that idea of mourning and wailing was what was made prohibited in the situation for both men and women will

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