Thursday, January 30, 2020

Prayer for the Dead Persons

Most of our brothers and sisters don't know what to say during Salatul janaaza (Burial prayers)​: Here is how to pray Salatul Janaaza.

1- ​After the First Takbeer​: Recite Surat Al-Fatiha.

1. Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem
2. Alhamdu lillaahi Rabbil 'aalameen
3. Ar-Rahmaanir-Raheem
4. Maaliki Yawmid-Deen
5. Iyyaaka na'budu wa lyyaaka nasta'een
6. Ihdinas-Siraatal-Mustaqeem
7. Siraatal-lazeena an'amta 'alaihim ghayril- maghdoobi 'alaihim wa lad-daaalleen

2- ​ After the Second Takbeer: Salat Al-Ibrahimiyya to the end.

​Allaahumma salli 'alaa Muhammadin wa 'alaa 'aali Muhammadin, kamaa sallayta 'alaa 'Ibraaheema wa 'alaa 'aali 'Ibraaheema, 'innaka Hameedun Majeed. Allaahumma baarik 'alaa Muhammadin wa 'alaa 'aali Muhammadin, kamaa baarakta 'alaa 'Ibraaheema wa 'alaa 'aali 'Ibraaheema, 'innaka Hameedun Majeed​.

3- ​ After the Third Takbeer: Pray for the dead but according to how it was narrated from our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Blessings and Peace be upon him). One of them is:

Allaahum-maghfir lihayyinaa, wa mayyitinaa, wa shaahidinaa, wa ghaa'ibinaa, wa sagheerinaa wa kabeerinaa, wa thakarinaa wa 'unthaanaa. Allaahumma man 'ahyaytahu minnaa fa'ahyihi 'alal-'Islaami, wa man tawaffaytahu minnaa fatawaffahu 'alal-'eemaani, Allaahumma laa tahrimnaa 'ajrahu wa laa tudhillanaa ba'dahu​.

O Allaah! forgive our living and our dead, those who are with us and those who are absent, our young and our old, our menfolk and our womenfolk. O Allaah, whomever you give life from among us give him life in Islam, and whomever you take way from us take him away in Faith. O Allaah, do not forbid us their reward and do not send us astray after them.

4- Then lastly after the Fourth Takbeer​: And you should pray for all Muslims.

5- And lastly end the prayer with one Salaam to the right  (Just once).

May Allāh (Sub-haanahu wata'aala) forgive our sins, forgive our dead ones and grant us Jannatul Firdaus. Ameen