Thursday 3 Rabi‘ al-awwal 1444 - 29 September 2022

The regular imaam of the mosque has more right to lead the funeral prayer


Should the prayer for the deceased by led by his heir or by the regular imaam (of the mosque)?


Praise be to Allah.

The funeral prayer in the mosque should be led by the regular imaam. 

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Source: Kitaab Majmoo’ Fataawa wa Maqaalaat Mutanawwi’ah li Samaahat al-Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Baaz (may Allaah have mercy on him), vol. 13, p. 137