Dunya, Death & Hereafter

“Know that the life of this world is only play and amusement, pomp and mutual boasting among you, and rivalry in respect of wealth and children.  (It is) like a rain (Ghayth), thereof the growth is pleasing to the tiller; afterwards it dries up and you see it turning yellow; then it becomes straw.  But in the Hereafter (there is) a severe torment, and (there is) forgiveness from Allah and (His) pleasure.  And the life of this world is only a deceiving enjoyment.” [Qur’an 57:20]

Nature of Dunya

  1. This worldly life is like an unchaste woman – Ibn al Qayyim
  2. This world is more insignificant in the eye of Allah as dead lamb – Sahih Muslim
  3. Seeking status through authority, leadership & wealth is very dangerous – Imam Ibn Rajab
  4. Craving For Wealth and Status – by Imam Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali
  5. The Life of this World is Fleeting Enjoyment – by Ibn Kathir
  6. Be in this Life as if you were a Stranger or a Traveller on a Path – al-Hâfidh Ibn Rajab Hanabali
  7. Readings from “The Reality Of The Dunya & The Reality Of Death” By Shaykh Rslan [Mp3|En] [Inspirational]
  8. The Last Drops of this World – Sayings of the Salaf
  9. The Dunya Vs. The Akhirah – Abu Muhammad al Maghribee [Audio|En]
  10. Some Narrations about the Reality of Zuhd & Dispraise of the Dunyaa – Abbas Abu Yahya
  11. What are we here for – by Abu Uwais Abdullah Alee [Audio|En]
  12. Tafseer Surah At Takaathur – by Dr. Saleh As-Saleh [Audio|En]
  13. Dealing With The Reality Of The Dunya! – Abu Uwais Abdullah Ahmad [Audio|En]
  14. The Real Meaning of Zuhd (Not having a love for the Dunyaa) – Shaykh Muhammad bin Salih al-Uthaymeen
  15. How the Prophet (ﷺ) and his Companions used to live, and how they gave up their interest in the world
  16. They accompany the world with their bodies while their souls are drawn towards the great abode – Imam Ibn Rajab


  1. None of you should die Except while he is having good thoughts about Allah – Imam Nawawī’s & al-Manāwī
  2. Readings from “The Reality Of The Dunya & The Reality Of Death” By Shaykh Muhammad Sa’eed Rslan” [Mp3|En] [Inspirational]
  3. The Believer and Disbeliever at the Time of Death – by Shaik Nasiruddin Albanee
  4. The Two Resurrections After Death – Shaykh Ubayd al-Jaabiree [Audio|Ar-En]
  5. Abomination of longing for Death – Riyad as-Saliheen
  6. Wishing for Death : “I have faced so many hardships in my life that it has made me hate this life..” – Shaykh Uthaymeen
  7. Remembrance of Death and Restraint of Wishes – Riyad ul Saliheen
  8. The Death of the Prophet – From Ar-Raheeq al-Makhtoom
  9. Helping a dying Person to Pronounce ‘La Ilaha Illahllah’ – Riyad ul Saliheen
  10. Supplication to be made soon after a Person’s Death – Riyad ul Saliheen
  11. Good Words to be Uttered before a dying Person and his Family – Riyad ul Saliheen
  12. The Ruling of crying and wailing over a Dead Person – Riyad ul Saliheen
  13. Prohibition of Disclosing the Physical defects of the Deceased – Riyad ul Saliheen
  14. What is the Ruling of Reciting the Qur’aan for the Deceased in his House? – Bin Baz
  15. Having Good Thoughts About Allah – Shaykh ‘Abdur Razzaaq Ibn ‘Abdul Muhsin | Dawud Adib
  16. Why the deceased person is punished (in the grave) due to the crying of his family for him? – Shaykh al Albaani
  17. Etiquette with Dying Person and After Death – Dr. Saleh As-Saleh [Audio|En]

Janazah / Funeral

  1. Funerals – Al-Janaa’iz – Sahih Bukhari
  2. Description of the Funeral Prayer – by Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn Baaz
  3. The Prohibition of Burying People in Houses – Shaykh Al-Albaani
  4. Following the Funeral, and Matters relating to Illness and Death – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  5. Participation in Funeral Prayer and Procession and the dislike of Women Participating in the Funeral Procession – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  6. Excellence of Participation in Funeral Prayers in Large Numbers and Formation of Three Rows or More – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  7. Supplications in Funeral Prayers – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  8. Haste in Burial – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  9. About Speedy Repayment of the Debts of a Deceased Person and Preparation of Burial – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  10. Admonition beside the Grave – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  11. Supplication for the Deceased after his Burial – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  12. Charity on behalf of the Deceased and Praying for him – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  13. Praising the Deceased – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  14. Superiority of one who is Bereaved of his Infants – Riyad-as-Saliheen
  15. Rulings of Janaazah (Funeral): Al-Mulakhas al-Fiqhi – Sheikh Fawzaan: Abu Muhammad al-Maghribee [Audio|En]
  16.  How to Perform Funeral/Janazah Salah – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen [Video]

Visiting the Graves

  1. Desirability of visiting the Graves for men, and that they should say – Riyad ul Saliheen
  2. Points of Benefit Regarding Visiting the Graves – Dr. Saleh As-Saleh
  3. Weeping while Passing by the Graves of the Infidals – Riyad as Saliheen
  4. Making The Graves Into Roads, Playing Fields And Car Parks – By Shaykh Ahmed al-Wasaabee
  5. Visiting some of the graves of those who are called great men from amongst the kuffar – Shaykh al Albaani

Benefiting the Dead

  1. What can be done on behalf of the deceased – ‘Invitation to Islam’ Newsletter, Issue 5, Oct 1998
  2. What is the Ruling of Reciting the Qur’aan for the Deceased in his House? – Shaykh Ibn Baz

Signs of the Hour

  1. Major Signs Before the Day of Judgement – Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen
  2. Dajjal and Portents of the Hour – Riyad ul Saliheen
  3. The Hadith Pertaining to the Spy of the Dajjal – Hadith from Sahih Muslim
  4. Dajjaal – Knowing the False Messaiah – by Abu az-Zubayr Harrison [eBook]
  5. Afflictions and the End of the World – Sahih Bukhari
  6. Turmoil and Portents of the Last Hour – Sahih Muslim
  7. Minor Signs Of The Day Of Judgement – Dawood Adeeb [Audio|En]


  1. The Resurrection – A Summary of Events to Occur – Shaikh al-Uthaymeen
  2. Tafsir Ibn Kathir of 075 Al-Qiyamah
  3. Three Categories of People on the Day of Resurrection – Tafseer Ibn Kathir : 56. Al-Waqi’ah
  4. The Hawd (Pool) and the Intercession on the Day of Resurrection : Sharhu Sunnah Barbaharee
  5. Are There People in Paradise or the Fire Now? – Al-Albaani
  6. The Hawd (the Lake) with which Allaah will honour Muhammad as a relief for his Ummah is true – Dawud Burbank [Audio|En]
  7. The Intercession (ash-shafaa’ah) which Allaah has stored up for them is something TRUE – Dawud Burbank [Audio|En]

The Herafter : The Life After Death

  1. The Nature and Essence of the Human Soul – Abu Bilal Mustafa al-Kanadi
  2. The Connection of the Soul to the Body – by Imâm Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah
  3. Description of the Day of Judgement, Paradise and Hell – Sahih Muslim
  4. Preparing for the Hereafter is Obligatory – Abu Muhammad al Maghribee [Audio|En]
  5. The Categories of People in the Hereafter with respect to Good Deeds and Bad Deeds – Dr Saleh As Saleh [Audio Benefit|En]

Grave (Barzaka)

  1. Punishment in the Grave : Accept it But Do not Believe in it? Shaykh al-Albaani
  2. “The Grave Mistake” – The Punishment of the Grave – Al-Ibaanah Magazine
  3. Making The Graves Into Roads, Playing Fields And Car Parks – Shaykh Muhammad Al-Wassabi

Hell Fire (Jahannam)

  1. Passing over the Siraat (the Bridge) Over the Hell Fire in the Hereafter – Sharhu Sunnah
  2. Worst punishment for the sinners or the Innovators? – Shaykh Salih Fawzaan

Paradise (Jannah)

  1. The inheritance of Paradise – Shaykh al-Albaani (rahimahullaah)
  2. No poverty after Paradise, and no Riches after the Fire – Sayings of the Salaf
  3. Story of a person of People of Paradise – Musnad of Ahmad
  4. Who Shall Inherit Firdaws – 1-10 verses of Al-Momin Surah – Tafsir Ibn Kathir
  5. Paradise, Its Description, Its Bounties and Its Intimates – Sahih Muslim
  6. The Gates of Paradise, Descriptions of Paradise From The Qur’aan and Hadeeth – Dr.Abdullah al-Shimemeri
  7. Some of the Bounties Allâh has Prepared for the Believers in Paradise – Riyâdh as-Sâlihîn
  8. The Yearning of the Pious for Paradise – from Al-Istiqaamah News Letter
  9. Anyone who possesses a speck of Pride in his heart will not enter Paradise – by Shaikh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah
  10. The Language of the People of Paradise – By Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah
  11. The 70,000 That Will Enter Jannah Without Reckoning – Shaykh Usamah al-Utaybi [Audio|Ar-En]
  12. The Path that Leads to Jannah – Abu Muhammad al-Maghribee [Mp3|En]
  13. A Way to Jannah – Sahih Bukhari
  14. From the Gardens of Paradise – Shaykh al-Albaani
  15. How do we understand the statement “he will enter into paradise, even if he has never done any good” –  Shaykh Saleh al-Luhaydaan [Video|Ar-En Subtitles]
  16. Belief in the Paradise and Hellfire – Abu Muhammad al-Maghribee [Mp3|En]