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Kissing the mayyit

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q:

1. What are the differences, if any, between the ghusl of mayyit of the Hanafis and Shafee’is?

2. Is it allowed to touch or kiss the mayyit mahram male/female on forehead after ghusl of mayyit for Hanafis as well as Shafee’is?

Bismillaah

A:

1. We do not know of the differences.

2. It is permissible.
Refer to a shaafi`ee aalim for the shaafi`ee view.

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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