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Haydh and bathing deceased

Fatwaa ID: 333

Question:
Assalaam anlaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh

My question is that. Is it permessible for a women who is in state of heidh to go for ghusl of mayyit( without touching it but just looking or just telling someone what to do next and next or just helping by pouring water on her)?

Another question is that i hear that men cannot carry the women’s body after ghusl of mayyit ( to take her out of the wash room) but what if all the women are aneble to carry her body( the mayyit) can we call any man to help or should we look for a women?

3- can we pray with a clothe that we wore during the ghusl of mayyit ( right after the ghusl mayyit she prayed with the same clothe on)?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

  1. That is permissible. However, it is better for her not to take part in the bathing if others who are not on the haydh are present.
  2. A mahram may assist in that. In his absence, you should look for a woman or a few women to assist.
  3. You perform salaah with the clothing that you wore while bathing the deceased provided that there is no impurity on it.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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