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Reciting Qur’aan for the deceased

Fatwaa ID: 277

Question:
As salaamu alaykum

Are we not allowed to recite Qur’an over deceased before the ghusl of the body?

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

It is permissible to recite Qur’aan as eesaal thawaab for the deceased at any time. There is no restriction. This includes prior to giving the deceased his/her final bath.

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

06/11/1444 AH – 01/04/2023 CE | AML1-6782

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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