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Burial vs Cremation
By:Khurram
Date: Thursday, 4 March 2010, 1:21 pm

A rather strange question, What is the importance of being buried after death than to be cremated? My cousin passed away this Monday, and it was not easy to find a grave yard with an empty ground for a new grave. With the population explosion it has become difficult to find a place for a new cemetery.

What is the Islamic perspective on cremation vs burying a body. According to some that burial in cemeteries saturates the ground with poison. Also some people dislike the idea of decaying slowly. Some think that cemeteries are a poor use of land, and that cremation is a more ecological choice.

Regards

Khurram

Rawalpindi.

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Burial vs Cremation
Khurram -- Thursday, 4 March 2010, 1:21 pm
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Jawaid Ahmed -- Thursday, 4 March 2010, 2:23 pm
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Dr Shabbir -- Thursday, 4 March 2010, 2:57 pm
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rumi -- Thursday, 4 March 2010, 3:34 pm