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Wear white clothing and enshroud your deceased in white

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البسوا من ثيابكم البياض فإنها خير ثيابكم وكفنوا فيها موتاكم

 

Answer

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Wear white clothing, for they are the best of clothes, and enshroud your deceased in them”

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 994 and Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3874. Declared authentic by Imam Tirmidhi)

 

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