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Organ Donation


Is it frowned upon, or forbidden in islam, to donate body, or specific organs after a muslim dies ? What if the intentions of a donor are not for helping his/her family with money after the donation, but for the sake of helping humanity………?


Salaamun Alaykum.

Kindly read through the below Q & A for your response

Question: Are we allowed to donate our organs upon our death? For example our heart, liver, kidneys? Is the soul still attached to the body once we are dead, or is that not true?

Answer: It is permissible, but it is not permissible, as a measure of precaution, to cut an organ of a dead Muslim if he bequeathed, unless a Muslim’s life is in danger. Question & Answer


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