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Wife giving ghusal to her deceased husband and burying him

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Q:

1. Can a spouse give ghusal to the deceased spouse be it male or female?

2. Can a spouse assist in burial like entering the grave etc.? 

3. What is the condition of nikkah once a spouse has passed away?

Bismillaah

A:

1. It is permissible for the female spouse to administer the ghusl.

2. She should avoid doing this.

3. The nikaah terminates.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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