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Sadaqah for deceased parents

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Sadaqah for deceased parents:

What sadaqa jariyah we can do for parents? How to do sadaqa jariya for parents?

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sadaqah for deceased parents

Giving sadaqah on behalf of deceased parents is a beautiful way to continue earning rewards for them and to fulfill your duty of kindness and gratitude even after they have passed away.

Here are several ways to give sadaqah for the benefit of your deceased parents:

  1. Charitable Donations: Make regular charitable donations to reputable organizations or causes that your parents supported or would have approved of. You can donate to organizations that provide food, shelter, education, or medical care to those in need.
  2. Mosque and Islamic Center: Contribute to the construction, maintenance, or activities of a local mosque or Islamic center. This helps maintain a place of worship and community for fellow Muslims.
  3. Quran Distribution: Sponsor the distribution of copies of the Quran. This allows more people to access and benefit from the teachings of Islam.
  4. Scholarships: Establish a scholarship fund in your parents’ name or donate to existing scholarship programs. This enables deserving students to pursue their education, which is a form of ongoing charity (sadaqah jariyah).
  5. Water Wells and Infrastructure: Support the construction of water wells, roads, or infrastructure in impoverished areas. Access to clean water and better transportation can significantly improve the quality of life for communities.
  6. Sponsoring Orphans: Contribute to the care and education of orphaned children. This is a noble way to provide for those in need and is highly regarded in Islam.
  7. Feeding the Needy: Organize or participate in food drives and distribution programs, particularly during the holy month of Ramadan. Providing iftar (breaking of fast) for fasting individuals is a virtuous act.
  8. Planting Trees: Donate to reforestation projects or tree-planting initiatives. Planting trees is considered a form of sadaqah jariyah, as the benefits continue for generations.
  9. Educational Institutions: Contribute to the construction or operation of schools, colleges, or madrasas. Education is a means of spreading knowledge and benefiting society.
  10. Community Welfare: Support community development projects, such as building public libraries, community centers, or recreational facilities that benefit the wider community.
  11. Sponsoring Hajj or Umrah: If your financial situation allows, consider sponsoring the Hajj or Umrah pilgrimage for someone who is financially unable to go on their own.
  12. Praying for Them: Offer regular prayers (dua) for the forgiveness and well-being of your deceased parents. Seek forgiveness for them and ask Allah to grant them a high rank in Jannah (paradise).

When giving sadaqah on behalf of your deceased parents, it’s important to do so with a sincere intention (niyyah) and humility, seeking only Allah’s pleasure. Additionally, you can inform your family members about your charitable efforts on behalf of your parents, encouraging them to join in the noble cause. This way, the blessings and rewards are multiplied, benefiting both your parents and the wider community

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Islam Hashtag Changed status to publish October 10, 2023