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Praise (more)Is it permissible to wash the deceased without removing his clothes?
It is mustahabb when washing the deceased to remove his clothes -- this is the view of the majority of scholars -- apart from his �awrah, which must be covered, and there is no difference of opinion on this point.
Al-Bahooti (may Allah have mercy on him) said: Then his clothes should be removed -- this is recommended, because that makes it possible to wash him and purify him more effectively, and it is more akin to washing one who is alive, and it is mo (more)embed">It says in al-Mawsoo�ah al-Fiqhiyyah, 13/52: The Hanafis and Maalikis are of the view that it is mustahabb to remove the clothes of the deceased when washing him, because the purpose of washing is to purify and that may be done more effectivel (more)embed">Shaykh Ibn �Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him) said: The correct view is that his clothes should be removed apart from his �awrah, which is the area between the navel and the knee.
1. Where there is a text which speaks of raising the hands, such as offering supplication (duaa') in Arafah, offering supplication at the first and second Jamar (more)
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text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in">1. Where there is a text which speaks of raising the hands, such as offering supplication (duaa') in Arafah, offering supplication at the first and second Jamarah, and praying for rain (istisqa')<p class="MsoNormal" dir="LTR" style="margin-left:.5in;text-align:justify; <p><p><p>Reproduced from Islam