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my mother wants to ask what best she could do for her husband who had passed away a month ago,, she is already in iddat and follows the rules as per hadees,, and wants to know what else she could do especially for him, like some special dua or bakhshis etc.. and if we can give away some charity on his behalf to a NON-muslim or not.. can we read duas, complete quran-sharif with intention of his bakshis??

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Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

Assalmalaikum

Dear Sister Fiza,

Please follow the below hadith.

Muslim Book 013, Hadith Number 4005.
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Chapter : What reward man gets after his death.

Abu Huraira (Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: When a man dies, his acts come to an end, but three, recurring charity, or knowledge (by which people) benefit, or a pious son, who prays for him (for the deceased).


Abu Hurairah also reported, “The Prophet, peace be upon him, said, ‘The righteous works that continue to benefit a believer after his death include the knowledge that he taught and spread among others, a righteous son whom he leaves behind, or a copy of the Qur’an that he bequeaths to his inheritors, or a mosque that hebuilds, or a rest house that he builds for the wayfarers, or a canal of water that he digs for the benefit of others,or a charity that he gives out of his property during his life while he is sound of health. He will continue to receive reward for all these even after his death.’ (Ibn Majah)

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