30 Condolences Messages in Islam with Occasion and Meanings

Condolence Message For Muslims. Islam teaches us the condolence with Muslims in a way of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did. First of all try to lift the emotions of the suffered family by recalling them that Allah will definitely reward their patience. Islam encourages Muslims to console brothers and sisters in times of sorrow and grief to reduce the pain. The Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) narrated a great reward for it. He said:

Whosoever consoles a person afflicted with grief receives his selfsame reward. (Al-Tirmidhi and ibn Majah)

Whosoever consoles someone going through a difficult time, Allah will clothe him with the robes of honor on the day of Judgment. (Ibn Majah)

What do you say when someone dies or lost his precious thing? How you say sorry for the loss? We have shared some rest in peace Islamic sayings and supplications. We will tell you how to say condolence according to sunnah and Quran.

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30- Condolence on the Death of a Muslim 

Muslims start condolence with the verse of Surah Baqarah which translates as

‘We surely belong to Allah and to Him we shall return’ 

Such is the a life of a Muslim, he belongs to his Rabb and after living this life in deception he has to return to Him.

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29- Consoling with Allah’s Words 

Allah in the Quran Himself says that we should not despair and lose hope when we go through trials and tribulations. Because Allah always stays with us, he never leaves our hand when we need Him the most. We should never become hopless and should only ask Him for help. We can remind this beautiful saying of Allah swt to those who are in need to hear such comforting words.

28- Condolence Message on Death of a spouse

Losing a spouse leaves a person with an empty heart and a battered soul. The life that they have spent together starts disturbing the peace of mind and the world seems like a dark pit. But only Allah can heal this loss so we must pray to Him to heal the broken hearts amd grant his beautiful Jannah.

Sahih Muslim Narrated, Rasulullah s.a.w. said this to Ummu Salamah r.a. at the death of her Husband


الّلهمَّ اغْفِرْ لأَبِى سَلَمَةَ وَارْفعْ دَرَجَتَهُ فِى الْمَهْدِيِّينَ وَاخْلُفْهُ فِى عَقِبِهِ فِى الْغَابِرِيْنَ وَاغْفَرْلَنَا وَلَهُ يَا رَبَّ الْعَالَمِينَ وَافْسَحْ لَهُ فِى قَبْرِهِ وَنَوَّرْ لَهُ فِيهِ

O Allah! Forgive Abu Salamah, elevate his status among the guided people and look after the family that he left behind. O Lord of the universe! Forgive us and him, comfort him in his grave and lighten his stay (in the grave).

Sahih Muslim

27- Praying for a Better Replacement 

Losing a loved one or going through a calamity can bring about negative thoughts and emotions and a fear that we have lost everything keeps spinning in our mind. But Allah always has a better replacement for the loss. We should always pray for a beautuful replacement.

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24- Comforting the Griever with Quranic Ayah

Quran is comforting and soothing for the ears of the lost ones and those who are hopless. The verses feel relatable to us and gives us the ways towards the light. Allah in the Quran has mentioned that everyone had to leave this mortal world of deception. We should not lose our heart. We can console the grieved person with this Quranic ayah.

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23- Remembering the Promise of Compensation by Allah 

We as a supporter to the Griever should make them remember that Allah never keeps us empty handed. when He takes something for us, he will always recompense in His own mysterious ways. Even if its death of a loved one or enduring any hardship, Allah is always holding our hand and guiding us towards the right path.

22- Being with the Griever during the difficult times 

The person who’s grieving over a loss needs someone beside them to share the burden of the calamity that they have been bearing alone. A few reassuring words, asking if there is anything they need and being there with them, can console a wounded heart.

21- Remembering the Sabr of Prophet Muhammad PBUH 

Losing someone or going through a calamity breaks a person from inside and shakes their world vigorously. But making them remember the Sabr of our beloved Prophet Muhammad PBUH can gelp in lessening the pain of the mourner. He might find solace in understanding that our Prophet Muhammad PBUH had gone through numerous trials, whether it was the verbal attack by Quraish, bearing their disrespectful attitude or his son’s death, he never let go of the rope of patience and never complained to Allah SWT. His lips were always busy in the Dhikr of thanking Allah SWT. Remembering his patience can be Comforting for a tired person.

On the death of Ibrahim, Muhammad PBUH said;

أِنَّ الْعَينَ تَدْمَعُ وَالْقَلْبُ يَحْزَنُ وَلَا نَقُولُ مَا يَرْضَى رَبُّنَا وَأِنَّا بِفِرَاقِكَ يَا أَبْرَاهِيمُ لَحْزُونُونَ

Sahih Bukhari & Sahih Muslim

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20- Keeping the Lamenter in Thoughts 

When we pray, we should remember to pray for our Muslim brothers and sisters. Especially those who are in distress and in need of duas. We should also mention it to them that they’re in our thoughts and prayer، to make them feel better during tiring times.

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19- Dua For Condolence on the Death

Dua is the most powerful gift that we give to someone. If a person leaves this mortal life for his final journey, what he needs the most is the dua that one prays for him. We should make dua to Allah SWT for the deceased to keep him safe from Hell Fire.

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18- Make Dua for Allah’s Mercy over the Deceased 

We are Ibn e Adam, the creation of Allah swt, who are im constany need of His mercy and love. When there’s a need to console the relatives of a deceased we can pray to Allah to shower His mercy upon the deceased.

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↓ 17- Dua For Forgiveness of the Deceased 

In this life, we sin numerous times and do not walk on the right path that leads us to Allah SWT. For that, we need to ask for His forgiveness as many times as possible. But when we leave this Fa’ani world, we need duas from the people to pray for our forgiveness. The people who are left behind should pray to Allah swt to pardon his sins and make him safe from the torment of Jahannum.

16- Dua to Have Patience

Patience is the greatest virtue in Islam. It is not acquired in seconds or minutes, it takes a strong Tawakkul in Allah’s decree to have patience. When we are going through some rough patch, the rope of patience keeps slipping away from our hands but if our friends and family keep reminding us to have Sabr, we might gain a little patience. One should pray for the Griever to have firm sabr and tawakkal in Allah. 

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15- Praying for Jannatul Firdaus

Jannat ul Firdaus is the ultimate wish of every Muslim. Our lives are spent praying for a beautiful piece of land in Jannah. We should pray for every Muslim to be able to enter the gates of the eternal abode. We should also pray to Allah to open His arms for someone who has returned to Him and make him enter the doors of Jannah under his shadow.

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14- Praying for the Eternal Journey of the Deceased

13- Consoling the Relatives of the deceased

People going through an irremediable loss need their loved ones around them. They just have lost someone close to their heart and it feels impossible to come out of it. One should console them and make them remember that it is Allah who takes and gives the life. We cannot do anything other than bowing our heads in front His decree.

12- Praying for the Peace of the Deceased

Peace is what we seek in this life and when we die too. Praying for the deceased’s soul to rest in peace helps a mourner to pray for it too.

11- Praying to Heal from the Loss

Healing from a loss seems like a quite huge burden that one feels. Losing all you had make you feel like your world is falling apart but with the help of Allah SWT, the wounds start healing and pain becomes lesser with time. One should pray for a grieving person that Allah soothes his heart and help him to feel better.

10-  Condolence Message on Death of Mother

Mothers are the most precious beings given to us by Allah SWT. All thier life, they care for their children and love them unconditionally. The thought of losing a mother gives us shivers but when one goes through this irreparable loss, he needs people beside them. We should stay with them, say a few consoling words and help them heal.

9-  Condolence Message on Death of Father

Fathers are also an important part of our lives. They provide and take care of his family and sacrifice their needs and dreams for them. When he leaves his family to return to his Creator, the family falls apart. Children become Yateem and it becomes hard to leave him behind. During this difficult time, we should stand beside them and console the family. Yateem children can also be taken under financial protection.

8-Praying for the Ease in Grave 

Grave is the Home of a dead body. When we die, we leave everything in this world and only take our deeds and actions to the grave. We should always for ourself and others that may Allah bless us and lighten up our graves with our good deeds.

7- Extending the Hand of Sympathy 

Islam stresses a lot on extending a hand of sympathy towards other Muslims. Lending a helping hand or supporting the ones going through a calamity can lighten their burden and Allah will reward yhe sympathiser.

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5- Speaking Kind Words to the Griever 

No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of worrying can change the future. Go easy on yourself, for the outcome of all affairs is determined by Allah’s decree. If something is meant to go elsewhere it will never come your way but if it is yours by destiny from you it cannot flee.

Umar Ibn al-Khattab

4- Showing Tenderness to the Griever 

I wish there was something I could say to ease your pain. May Almighty give you patience and ease to pass through these trials.

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The Prophet (peace  be upon him) said,

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