As-salamu alaykum What could we do for family members who passed away? What we can do, so that they have benefit of it? Thank you.
Alaikumassalam wa rahmatullah,
According to a fatwa by the Qatari Fatwa Authority, the following deeds can benefit a dead person:
- Praying for them.
- Making charitable donations for their sake (i.e. making a donation with the intent that the rewards should go to a dead person).
- Fasting for their sake.
- Performing pilgrimage for their sake.
Source (Arabic PDF)