When you visit the grave, there is a prayer to be read. On this occasion we will share dua for visiting the grave in arabic, english and transliteration. Therefore, keep reading our article until it is finished.
Advice to Visit the grave
What do you say when you go to a graveyard?
You can read the following dua when visiting the graves:
Assalaamu ‘alaykum ‘ahlad-diyaari, minal-mu’mineena walmuslimeena, wa ‘innaa ‘in shaa’ Allaahu bikum laahiqoona [wa yarhamullaahul-mustaqdimeena minnaa walmusta’khireena] ‘as’alullaaha lanaa wa lakumul- ‘aafiyata.
Oh Muslims residing here, salaams on you, by the will of Allah we will also be coming to you. We seek safety for us and you.
Hadith On Visiting The grave
- Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I had prohibited you from visiting graves, but you may visit them now. Verily, they will weaken your attachment to the world and remind you of the Hereafter.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 1571
- Abdullah ibn Abi Mulaykah reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, returned one day from the graveyard. I said, “O mother of the believers, from where have you returned?” Aisha said, “From the grave of my brother, Abdur Rahman ibn Abi Bakr.” I said, “Did not the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibit you women from visiting graves?” Aisha said, “Yes, he prohibited us at first, but then he commanded us to visit them.”Source: al-Sunan al-Kubrá 6659
- Buraydah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, used to teach them as they went to visit the graves, saying to their inhabitants, “Peace be upon you, O people of this abode, from the believers and the Muslims. We will soon, if Allah wills, be joining you. I ask Allah to grant well-being to us and to you.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 975
- Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I had prohibited you from visiting the graves, but it occurred to me that now you may visit them. Verily, they soften the heart, shed tears in the eyes, and remind of the Hereafter. Thus, visit them and do not say anything obscene.”Source: al-Sunan al-Kubrá lil-Bayhaqī 7198
- Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited plastering the graves, sitting upon them, and building structures over them. Source: Sahih Muslim 970, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim
Ethics when visiting graveyard
- Let it be the first ablution
- Saying greeting
- Facing qibla
- Sending Prayers for the Deceased
- Taking the wisdom of the pilgrimage itself, that one day we will leave the world and return to the ground before then lekal in the afterlife
- Dress modestly, close aurat, loose, not transparent and clean
- Staying away from vanity deeds is like wailing by weeping in blaming god’s will. But it is allowed to cry if you remember the kindness of the deceased
Benefits Of Visiting the Grave
- Reminded of the Afterlife and Death
- Making the Taqwa better
- Building a Stronger Bond with the Past
- Giving Happiness for the Dead
- Our Prayer Will Be Accepted