Fatwa: # 15590
Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aq...
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 26th August 2007

Title

Punishment in the grave

Question

Will there be some muslims who will be punished in the grave and after some time in the grave, or on the day of judgment (without entering Jahnnam) they will be granted peace and be rewarded?

Answer

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

Allah will do as He wishes. If Allah decides to punish a person in the grave for a limited period of time, He will do that. Our dua to Allah should be that He grants us Aafiyah and not punish us at all, Ameen.

Whilst a great amount of Ibadat is a means of attracting Allah’s mercy, His mercy is not confined to an area of attraction. It is beyond that. Our focus should be on Aamaal and more on the mercy of Allah. Inshallah, Allah will deal with us based on our focus on His unlimited mercy.Ameen

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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