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Sayings of Prophet Muhammad
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Death and Burial of a Muslim

Better to repent while we are still alive
Do not wish for death
Do good deeds to prepare for the Hereafter
Husn al-Khatima (Felicitous end)
Talqin: encourage the dying to recite "la ilaha Illallah"
Recite Surah YaaSeen over the dying
Weeping for the dead
Close the eyes of the deceased and supplicate for him
Lamentation prohibited
Speak good about the dead
Mourning the dead
Helping the bereaved
Hasten the burial of the deceased
Ghusl
The shroud
The funeral procession
The funeral Prayer
Placing the body in the grave
Sprinkling water on the grave
Graves should not be plastered
Visit the graves

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