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Question by ickle
Submitted on 7/3/2003
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are there any islamic death rituals


Answer by aliyah
Submitted on 10/2/2003
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yes there are islamic death rituals

 

Answer by celcy
Submitted on 3/10/2004
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v useful was that...

 

Answer by kaodorite
Submitted on 3/13/2004
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great answer.....

 

Answer by damax
Submitted on 3/27/2004
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all your answers suck.

 

Answer by mouseyx
Submitted on 3/30/2004
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your answer suck
how can we use that for homework
yes there is a ritual but i don't know what it is

 

Answer by Woooo yeah
Submitted on 5/6/2004
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yes there is woooooo yeeeeeaaaaahhhhh go team

 

Answer by Kasprin
Submitted on 5/24/2004
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dont just say "yes there is one" and then not say what it is explain

 

Answer by aysha
Submitted on 6/11/2004
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i fink damax shud shut his fu**in mouth an dwatch wat his sayin cuz somethin bad is gonna appen 2him wen he dies.
and trust me allah is gonna give u da badest gif uv eva wnt!
now listen 2 me u say nethin else lik dat again and ur dead.

 

Answer by }[]V[].][.$.$.Y{
Submitted on 8/8/2004
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us kan all shut up mann ur all fkn gai ass faggzzz geeeit a life aysha ur an ugli mole fkkaaaa hunnn u need 2 ggeit out moreee!! truss mee 2 waste ur thime with thieeezzz bull shyt!! muwahz all  xoxoxoxoxox

 

Answer by moo
Submitted on 9/1/2004
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yes islamic death rituals r so damn cool.. donuts all round.. i hate religion

 

Answer by paula
Submitted on 9/6/2004
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they have heaps of rules for there funerals ~ like they dont beleave in coffins cos its a waste of wood they are only aloud to greif 4 3 days the have to carry the body and it has to be burried no longer that 1 day after death

 

Answer by chubs
Submitted on 10/15/2004
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thanks

 

Answer by Alleem
Submitted on 10/21/2004
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Why doesn't anyone xplain what they are? Like the washing,wrapping,prayer of forgiveness for the dead and placement of the body?

 

Answer by jazluvraghav
Submitted on 11/6/2004
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Funeral Rites: Muslims bury their dead, and the same word janazah is used for the corpse, the bier and the funeral. When a man is at the point of death a chapter of the Kuran telling of the happiness awaiting the true believer in the future life, is read, and he is given a few drops of sarbat. after death the body is carefully washed and wrapped in three or five clothes for a man or woman, respectively. Some camphor or other sweet-smelling stuff is placed on the bier. Women do not usually attend funerals, and the friends and relations of the deceased walk behind the bier. To carry a bier is considered a very meritorious act, and four to the relations, relieving each other in turn, bear it on their shoulders. Muslims allow no delay for carrying their dead to the place of interment, and necessarily attend the funeral on foot. The funeral service is recited in a mosque or in some open space close to the graveyard. Usually the family priest or the village Kazi recites the service. Coffins are only used by the rich. When the body has been lowered in the grave each person takes up a clod and pronouncing over it a verse of the Kuran places it gently over the copse. When the grave is completely filled in, two stones are kept over it on either ends and two plants or branches or trees are planted. Then the fatima, i.e., the opening chapter of the Kuran, is read. On the third day is feast is given in the morning and after that trays of flowers with a vessel containing scented oil are handed round and the guests pick flowers and dip them into the oil. They then proceed to the grave, when the oil and flowers are poured over the grave. On the morning of the tenth t his offering of flowers and scented oil is repeated. Other feasts are given on the fortieth day, and at the expiration of four, six and nine months and one year from the date of death, and the rich sometimes spend large sums on them. These observances though not prescribed by the Kuran have been retained either form pre-Islamic times or adopted in imitation of the Hindus.

 

Answer by bob
Submitted on 11/11/2004
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death rites, yes cover the body in pigs blood

 

Answer by dead
Submitted on 11/30/2004
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im already dead

 

Answer by allah
Submitted on 2/10/2005
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DO NOT USE MY NAME IN VAIN, YOU SHALL ALL BE PUNISHED AND NOT ONE OF YOU SHALL HAVE LIFE AFTER DEATH. I AM SPEAKING THROUGH NEW TECHNOLOGY CALLED EVP THROUGH A SPECIAL COMPUTER THAT LINKS TO HEAVEN.

 

Answer by god
Submitted on 2/10/2005
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hey thurrrr!!!! allah is not the one that u should be worshippnig .. i am the light ov the world, i give parise where there is darkness and no1 shall defeat me ... ye ha boy!

 

Answer by fatty 123
Submitted on 3/2/2005
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Faak u all!!

 

Answer by cavztar
Submitted on 3/24/2005
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well what does it consist of u planks

 

Answer by Jamie Jo
Submitted on 4/10/2005
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Yes there are death rituals. The Iman who handles these pay persons to participate in the Hospitals when the individual cannot die at home. There are things like... taking them to their living room to die. In the Hospital it may be an empty ICU room or wherever this can occur away from prying eyes. There are participants who tape things that happen in the persons life so he can (in memory) relive them. This last about 45 minutes, and at 20 Bells the ritual is performed. There is even an individual called the spider that gets the spider card and this is the one who presses the vial to initiate the end for the individual. How much Payment a person gets is determined by a scale on which small weighted pieces fall between rollers. How do I know? Because I could not be made to forget. Even with verbal reinforcement. So, yes there are rituals and this is only one small part of one of them.

 

Answer by jolanda
Submitted on 5/15/2005
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Why don't you try a little harder not to sound so very inbred?

 

Answer by cun tup
Submitted on 7/28/2005
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ur all a bunch of fags

 

Answer by LeeLuVa
Submitted on 8/11/2005
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Sole, man I need help for mah assignment and use give me no help hehehe ish no good ... Well does n e wun no ... se aekae kefe

 

Answer by clarity
Submitted on 8/14/2005
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everyone is going to die sumtime or another and who cares wat ur  gift is wen ur dead! i bet allah is to old to have technology n e ways

 

Answer by fats
Submitted on 10/11/2005
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you r gay

 

Answer by jess
Submitted on 11/27/2005
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well this site wasn't much help...thanks alot...

 

Answer by *~£B£~*
Submitted on 1/10/2006
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im in a rush n dive gotta find out what the ritual is bt da answers rele rnt very helpful soz dus ne1 no wot the ritual is???

 

Answer by What i know from Islam
Submitted on 1/12/2006
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there is ans islamic ritual just like many other religiouns in the world.  The Islamic burial and death rituals are very strict and includes a long detailed process of cleaning the body of the dead in a sacred place such as the mosque and to read some of the quran verses while the body is being washed.  Once that is done the dead body is burried under ground, and people then pray on the dead for god's fogivness and mercey.  This prayer is different then the 5 prayers that the muslims should do every day.  The praying on the dead doesnt include any bowing or kneeling just reading some quran verses in an orderly manner.  After the burrial is done then starts the grieving.  There in the funeral men of the relative of the dead welcomes anyone for 3 days to come to grieve the dead, where the women do the same for 7 days.  

But again its much more detailed.

 

Answer by wowowow
Submitted on 1/28/2006
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WOW ur answer sucked, how are we supposed to use 'yes there is rituals at death' for homework eh?


jeez

 

Answer by bob
Submitted on 2/6/2006
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your mother

 

Answer by
Submitted on 3/20/2006
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When the islam dies we must clean and anal rape the corpse before we eat it!

 

Answer by ablkhan
Submitted on 4/25/2006
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All of you! please don't behave in such childish manners and stop cursing for Godís sake. And yes, there are Islamic rituals for deceased Muslims.

In short, when a Muslim dies, he/she is given a proper bath with water in ways recommended in Islam, to purify the body from physical impurities, as well as prayers are consistently said for his/her forgiveness. This is usually performed by the deceasedís family and/or other people with knowledge of how to perform this act of cleansing.

The body is then taken to the graveyard or at a place where his/her last prayers can be performed in congregation. The deceased is then laid to rest in fresh dig grave and at the end, a final prayer is said by all there for his/her forgiveness and a better life in the hereafter.

Please keep in mind that this is just a summary of the Islamic rituals for a deceased Muslim, and of course there is much more to it if you would like to go into further details. Also, I would like to ask for your forgiveness if I have stated something wrong and delightfully would like to be state corrected. May Allah bless us all, ameen.

 

Answer by God
Submitted on 8/6/2006
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thank you i know EXACTLY what to do now.....

 

Answer by zudo
Submitted on 8/30/2006
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aysha, calm down... man, now for a better answer, yes their are islamic death rituals, typically when a person dies family and friends gather and make prayers to allah to forgive the deceased ofany of his sins and tohelp him into the hereafter, after a period of time (not sure how long, think a couple of days) they wash the body (typically done by a male family member)and wrap it in a white seamless cloth, they lay the body in the ground offer a few more preayers, and whisper in the ear the shahada "their is no god but allah and mohamed is his messenger" They loosely cover it with dirt, and that's it...

Their are more beliefs in addition to that but I won't go into detail here, Also, before a person dies, they are typically read verses from the quran (koran) and told the shahadah

That's all I know, theirs a lot more info on the web

 

Answer by Fatima
Submitted on 10/30/2006
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the death rituals for a Islamic death are
first the corpse is to be cleansed well and wrapped in a white cloth which can be sprayed with perfume.  The body is not to be cremated or embalmed because from dust we were formed and to dust we shall return.  

 

Answer by jam
Submitted on 12/5/2006
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hush ya lip ull all get beatings ya waste mans mwhaha

 

Answer by Momosbabe
Submitted on 12/29/2006
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The necessary Islamic rituals at the death of a Muslim are as follows:

The corpse is washed (bathed): The main factor in this step is to physically cleanse the corpse. The method, the style and the accessories used for bathing the corpse may vary from time to time and from place to place. Bathing a corpse, in whatever method, is a part of the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh), and therefore a part of the Islamic Shari`ah.

The corpse is wrapped in a simple plain cloth. The cloth is called 'kafan' and the process 'takfeen': The main factor in this step is to respectfully wrap the corpse in a cloth so that its private parts are not visible to others. The style of this wrapping and the material and the color of the cloth used for this wrapping may vary from place to place and from time to time. However, the important aspect in the style of wrapping and the material used is that it should be a simple rather than a gaudy style and the cloth used for this purpose should also not be very flashy. It is for this reason that Muslims have generally preferred to use white cotton cloth to serve as 'kafan'. It is allowed to put some perfume on the cloth.

The Muslims of the community gather to offer their collective prayers for the forgiveness of the dead. This prayer has been generally termed as the Janazah prayer. (The prayer is offered in a particular way).

The corpse is then buried in the ground. The style of the grave and that of the burial may vary from time to time and place to place. The Islamic directive is restricted to a respectful burial in the ground.

After the burial, the Muslims who have gathered for paying their respects to the dead collectively pray for the forgiveness of the dead. This collective prayer is the last formal collective prayer for the dead.

According to the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh), these are the necessary Islamic rituals at the death of a Muslim. Many other rituals have been added to the list but all of them are either not essential or are not a part of the Islamic Shari`ah (law).

 

Answer by NIOP
Submitted on 2/28/2007
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oh no look out for the big bad aysha! WOOOOWOWOOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW LOOLLOLOLOLOL

 

Answer by maxy
Submitted on 2/28/2007
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OMG u guys! i have no idea who the hell u r but tht is so not rite! the purpose of this site is answer for hw so hurry up and give me them instead of argueing hehe

 

Answer by cheersbigbears
Submitted on 5/27/2007
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i would really like to know the answer for an assignment, is there, or is their not, more pacifically, what do Muslims, consider the right and wrong way in relation to a dead body???

 

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