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room. Once the departing person utters the Kalima all who are present should remain
SILENT. The dying person should NOT be drawn into, any WORLDY discussions, but if he
discusses any worldly affair, then the Talqeen should be repeated.
After the Muhtadhar passes away, his mouth should be kept CLOSED by fastening a piece
of Paak material around his chin and over his head, his eyes should be also be closed.
Both feet should be tied together with a similar piece of cloth, and the body covered with
a Paak sheet.
The one who does this should read
Bismi Allah, wa `ala millat rasuli Allah salla Allahu `alaihi wa sallam
(In the name of Allah and on creed, religion and faith of Rasulullah)
He may further read:
(O! Allah, ease upon him matters, and make light for him whatever comes hereafter,
and honor him with Your meeting and make that which he has gone to better than that
which he come out from.)
N.B It is MAKROOH (disliked) to recite the Holy Qur'an near the deceased person's body
during the period between DEATH and the GHUSL
All the individuals of the deceased’s family may read:
(O! Allah, forgive me and him, and grant me a good reward after him.)
And those who are grieved by this demise may read.