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فَمَن يُرِدِ اللّهُ أَن يَهْدِيَهُ يَشْرَحْ صَدْرَهُ لِلإِسْلاَمِ

And whomsoever Allah wills to guide, He opens his breast to Islam. Quran 6.125

Share distribution amongst heirs & related examples.

Doctrine of al-Awl (العول) and Doctrine of ar-Radd (الرد), and other cases like Adopted Child (تبنّي), Illegitimate Child (ولد الذنا), Unborn Child (جنين), Hermaphrodite (خُنثىا المـُشَكَّل), Missing Person (مفقود)

Primary Heirs or Obligatory Heirs are referred to as Ashab-ul-Furud (أصحاب الفروض) means “possessors of obligatory share”.  These are the family members with fixed shares whose share is exclusively set by Quran. Hence, they are called Quranic heirs or Obligatory shares.

The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Give fara’id to those who are entitled to receive it. Then whatever remains, should be given to the closest male relative of the deceased” [Sahih al-Bukhari]

Inheritance in an integral part of Islamic Shariah Law and its application in Islamic society is a mandatory aspect of Divine teaching of Islam.

Someone asked if we must not cut nails and hairs during first 10 days of Dhul-Hajjah. Read to learn more.

Can one call upon dead people for help?, or use other pious people as intermediaries to seek help from Allah (swt) through them?.