Wednesday 9 Rabi‘ at-akhir 1442 - 25 November 2020
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Who is more entitled to wash the deceased?

Question

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

Answer

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