What will happened if some one got murdered by a group of people. the person was not aware that ppl will attack him. do you call this being "shahid"
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what will happened if some one got murdered by a group of people. the person was not aware that ppl will attack him. do you call this being "shahid" what i can do to help and make his soul in piece.?
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What happened to murdered soul
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Your Question: what will happened if some one got murdered by a group of people. the person was not aware that ppl will attack him. do you call this being "shahid"
Abu Hurairah reported that Allah's Messenger (saws) asked: "Who do you consider to be a martyr?" They said: "O Allah's Prophet (saws), he who is killed fighting for the Cause of Allah." The Prophet (saws) said: "(If this is so) then very few in my community will be martyrs! " They asked: "Who else are they, O Allah's Messenger (saws)?" He (saws) said: "He who is killed fighting for Allah's Cause is a martyr, he who dies in the Cause of Allah is a martyr, he who dies in an epidemic is a martyr, he who dies from a stomach disease is a martyr, and the one who dies of drowning is (also) a martyr."
Related by Muslim.
Sa'id ibn Zaid reported that the Prophet (saws) said: "He who is killed while guarding his property is a martyr, he who is killed while defending himself is a martyr, and he who is killed defending his religion is a martyr, and he who dies protecting his family is a martyr."
Related by Ahmad and Tirmidhi.
If an innocent person, regardless of whether he is a believer or a disbeliever, is killed by someone without right or just cause, he will be considered a victim in the Sight of Allah Subhanah; and on the Day of Judgment the Lord Most Just will Himself exact revenge from the murderers and compensate the murdered in full.
If the person was murdered for no other reason except in the Cause of Allah, or because he was inviting others to the Truth of Allah, or because he was enjoining the good, or because he was forbidding the evil, or because he was guarding his property, or because he was defending himself or his family, etc., then indeed, in light of the above quoted narrations of the Messenger of Allah (saws), he would be considered a shaheed in the Sight of Allah Subhanah.
Your Question: what i can do to help and make his soul in piece.?
The absolutely best thing one can and should do for any deceased soul who has died as a believer is to constantly beg, implore, and beseech Allah Subhanah to have Mercy upon the soul of their beloved brother or sister, forgive them their sins, and accept them into His Sublime and Infinite Mercy. Such supplication to the Lord Most Merciful made on behalf of ones deceased brother or sister in faith is indeed beneficial to the deceased soul.
If the deceased brother or sister had left any debts unpaid, if possible, one should try and fulfill the debts of their beloved brother or sister; for the Messenger of Allah (saws) said that even if one dies the death of a martyr, all his/her sins are forgiven by the Lord Most Merciful, except the debts he/she has left behind.
Sahih Muslim Hadith 4649 Narrated by Amr ibn al-'As
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: All the sins of a Shahid (martyr) are forgiven, except debt!
Fulfilling the debts of ones deceased brother or sister, even if they died the death of a martyr, would not only be beneficial to the departed soul, but would earn the one who fulfills the debt a huge reward from their Lord Most Gracious.
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