What are the exact questions that will be asked in the grave when we die and how many will there be certain muslims say that 4 questions will be asked is this true?

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

According to authentic hadiths, when a person is buried in the grave, he will be asked three questions: 1) Who is your Lord? 2) What is your religion? 3) Who is this man that came to you?


كذا في حديث طويل عن البراء ابن عازب مرفوعا. ففيه “…فتأتيه الملائكة فيقولون : من ربك ؟ قال : فيقول : الله ، فيقولون : ما دينك ؟ فيقول : الإسلام ، فيقولون : ما هذا الرجل الذي خرج فيكم ؟ قال : فيقول : رسول الله …” وقال الحاكم بعده: هذه الأسانيد التي ذكرتها كلها صحيحة على شرط الشيخين ( المستدرك للحاكم، رقم: 106، كتاب الإيمان )

في الفقه الأكبر لأبي حنيفة رحمه الله: وسؤال منكر ونكير في القبر حق اهـ وقال العلامة علي القارئ رحمه الله في الشرح: أي حيث يقولان: من ربك، وما دينك، ومن نبيك (شرح الفقه الأكبر: ص 207، دار النفائس)

And Allah knows best.

Mufti Faizal Riza
Darul Ifta Australia


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