How to Perform the Funeral Prayer

A Step-by-Step Guide on how to Perform the Funeral (Janazah) Prayer (Salah)

On a somber note, this post provides a guide of how to perform the Funeral prayer. You might be surprised to find out that if you are on Hajj there might be a Funeral prayer after nearly every Fard Salah so it is important to know how to perform it correctly. A quick note – there appears to be different ways of performing the Funeral prayer. The aim of this guide is to present how the Funeral prayer is performed in Makkah & Madinah, Ref [1]. Please check & confirm with a scholar. (There is also a nicely formatted pdf at the end of this post that you can download and print)

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Note

  1. The method presented in this Post is the way that the Funeral prayer is performed in Makkah & Madinah and is referenced per Ref [1] below.
  2. Supplications for Male, Female & Child are examples taken from Ref [1].
  3. Please double check & confirm with a scholar.
  4. Check back often to see if there are any updates or revisions.

Ref

  1. “Prayer According to the Sunnah”. Compiler Prof. Muhammad Zulfiqar. Darussalam. March, 2006. Chapter – The Funeral Prayer, pg 492, 498. [10012]
  2. “Fortress of the Muslim, Invocations from the Qur’an and Sunnah”. Compiled by Said bin Wahf Al-Qahtani. Darussalam. 7th Edition July, 2006. pg 66. [10003]

My Hajj – Part 5 – Journey

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My Hajj Part 5 discusses the Journey from Home to Makkah

Note

  1. The Part 5 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

My Hajj – Part 4 – Ihraam

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My Hajj Part 4 covers the basics of Ihraam – a special spiritual and physical ‘state’ a pilgrim must be in to undertake Hajj & Umrah

Note

  1. The Part 4 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

My Hajj – Part 3 – Before You Depart

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My Hajj Part 3 covers how you should start preparing and what you should do before departing for Hajj

Note

  1. The Part 3 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

My Hajj – Part 2 – Overview

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My Hajj Part 2 provides an Overview of the entire Hajj from start to finish … If you only have time for one part this is the one to watch 🙂

Note

  1. The Part 2 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

Hajj Pocketbook

I am so pleased to announce My Hajj Pocketbook,


Please visit the Hajj Pocketbook page (here) to download your very own copy.

The Pocketbook is the perfect travel companion – small enough to fit in your pocket, but detailed enough to guide you thru every step of Hajj & Umrah. Some features include,

  • Step by step instructions for Hajj & Umrah
  • Maps
  • Guides
  • Supplications
  • Counter (for Tawaaf & Sa’ee)
  • Small form factor that you can easily carry around with you everywhere

Hope you find it beneficial. Happy learning…

Hajj Notebook 2017

I am so pleased to announce that My Hajj Notebook (2017 Edition) is ready (Alhamdulillah),

Please visit the Hajj Notebook page (here) to download your very own copy.

The Notebook is jam packed with lots of Hajj related goodness and contains the absolute essentials for Hajj & Umrah including,

  • Definitions
  • Maps
  • Guides
  • Supplications
  • Hajj in the Quran
  • Hajj in the Hadith
  • Checklists
  • Glossary
  • Travel Facts
  • Dates & Times

Hope you find it beneficial. Happy learning…