What To Recite Near A Mayyit

Question

When sitting near the Mayyit what should one read? Tasbih, Quraan or Yaseen?

Answer

When sitting near the mayyit one could engage in any form of Ibaadat be it Tasbih, recitation of Surah Yaseen or Tilaawat of other sections of the Quraan. However, one should abstain from reciting Qur’aan near the mayyit before ghusl is given to the mayyit.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

شامي ٢/١٩٤ ايج ايم سعيد

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