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Question # : 164419


A person died in my relative circle. On the 2nd day Fatiha was held and I didn't attend it. Did I commit any sin?

Answer : 164419

Published on: Oct 16, 2018

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1262/1014/SN=01/1440)


You did not sin rather you did a good job. The prevalent Fatiha is not proved and it is bida’h. It is mandatory to avoid participating in it. People should individually do isal-e-sawab for the deceased person by sadaqah, charity, tilawat and tasbihat etc.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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