Thursday 12 Sha‘ban 1445 - 22 February 2024

Who is more entitled to wash the deceased?


If the deceased left instructions as to who should wash him, should his wishes be fulfilled?


Praise be to Allah.

Yes, his wishes should be fulfilled.

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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. 107