Questions and Answers


  1. Question: Concerning the Prayer for the Dead: should it precede or follow the interment? And is facing the Qiblih required?

    Answer: Recital of this prayer should precede interment; and as regards the Qiblih: "Whichever way ye turn, there is the face of God."¹

          ¹ Qur'án 2:115

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