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Should there be odd line for Janazah?

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Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Mufti Saab, With respect to Janaza Salah, should there be odd number of lines and that the first line should be longer? Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب و بالله التوفيق Yes, it is evident from narrations to have odd number of lines for Janaza. In fact, the Scholars have mentioned that it… read more »

Can janazah be performed at anytime?

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Q: Assalaamu Alaikum, Can a Janaza be performed at anything time of the day or night e.g. 2 am? Wa Alaikum Assalaam, A: Yes, it can be performed at any time during the day or night besides the Makrooh times for salaah during (the day). It is Makrooh Tahreemi to perform salaah at three timings:… read more »

Standing For The Body In Janaazah

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Question: Salaam mufti. Can you address the question of standing when the body arrives and departs? Is this from the sunnah? Answer: Assalamu Alaikum, One must not stand for the body (in Janaza) when it arrives or departs, or passes in front of a person. However, if one stands in order to follow the janaza… read more »

Viewing the face of a deceased person

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Question Concerning the viewing of the mayyit by anyone who wishes, is it haram? Did mahram and ghair mahram see the prophet when he died? Can we say since this happened it is permissible? Answer The laws regarding not looking at a ghair Mahram is equal to ‘when one is alive’ and ‘when one has… read more »

Method of carrying the Janaazah

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Question The sunnah method of carrying a janazah is mentioned as follows: First carry the left front of the Janazah on the right shoulder (this will be the deceased right shoulder) and walk ten steps. Then carry the left rear on the right shoulder for ten steps. Then carry the right front on the left… read more »