How should a family mourn/lament over the death of their father or mother?

DWQA QuestionsCategory: beliefHow should a family mourn/lament over the death of their father or mother?
JonSnow Staff asked 3 years ago
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JonSnow Staff answered 3 years ago

There is no mourning in Islam except for a woman whose husband died. The woman will not go out without any necessity, for a period of 4 months and 10 days. She will not wear make-up, perfumes or attractive clothes for adornment. Otherwise, the rest of the family do not have to mourn.