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Preparing ones own grave
It is not recommended for a man that he digs his own grave before his death. For the Prophet (Sallalaahu Ďalaihi wa sallam) did not do that; not him and nor his companions. Since the servant does not know where it is that he will die.

So if the intent of the person is that of preparation for death; then this is done by way of righteous actions.

Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah
Ikhtiyaaraat al-Fiqhiyyah min Fataawaa Shaikh ul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah pages: 89-90
Translated by Aboo Haatim Muhammad Farooq
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