Those present when the person passes should continue tradition by saying “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un”. This means “Verily we belong to Allah, and truly to Him shall we return” and is a must for all Muslims who have since passed from this world.
“O God, forgive our living and our dead , those who are present among us and those who are absent, our young and our old, our males and our females. O God, whoever You keep alive, keep him alive in Islam , and whoever You cause to die , cause him to die with faith.
Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un ( Quran 2:156) inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun (in arabic إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ) is a dua often said for condolences or when calamity strikes.
Prayer for the Faithful Departed Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen. O Lord, your sorrowing Mother stood by your cross; help us in our sorrows to share your sufferings.
The imam explains those who follow the Islamic faith believe the soul is separated from the body during death . But the soul lives on and may visit loved ones on the seventh and 40th days after death as well as one year later.
One very important funeral rite in the Islamic faith is that burial take place as quickly as possible after death . For this reason, there is no viewing, wake, or visitation. Immediately after death , the body is washed and covered with a sheet by family members. The hands are placed as if in prayer.
Mourning . According to Sunni Islam , loved ones and relatives are to observe a three- day mourning period. Islamic mourning is observed by increased devotion, receiving visitors and condolences, and avoiding decorative clothing and jewelry in accordance with the Qur’an.
Burials are permitted in either a suitable container for burial (a coffin ) or the deceased can be wrapped in a shroud. If a shroud is to be used, a suitable container must be provided to transport the deceased to the graveside.
During the first three days of mourning, the community usually provides food for the family. Mourning typically lasts for 40 days but can vary depending on the family. A Muslim widow is allowed 4 months and 10 days of mourning, during which she is not permitted to re-marry or interact with other men.
In Islam the prophet Muhammad instructed Muslims who sneezes to say “الحمد لله” meaning “Thanks to Allah”, and whoever hears them say that should reply “يرحمكم الله” meaning “may Allah have mercy on you “, and the person who sneezed should reply “يهديك الله ويصلح بالك” meaning “May Allah Guide you to the right path and
To Do Immediately After Someone Dies Get a legal pronouncement of death . Tell friends and family. Find out about existing funeral and burial plans. Make funeral, burial or cremation arrangements. Secure the property. Provide care for pets. Forward mail. Notify your family member’s employer.
Examples “We are so sorry for your loss.” “I’m going to miss her, too.” “I hope you feel surrounded by much love.” “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Dan.” “Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. “With deepest sympathy as you remember Robert.” “I was saddened to hear that your grandfather passed away .
God, we thank you that you never leave us, that you never forsake us, but you love us. We trust you, and pray this in your name. Amen.”
Insofar as the resurrection of the dead and the general final judgment are future events, it is appropriate to pray for God’s mercy for each person, entrusting that one to God’s mercy.”
Over time, members of Roman Catholic faith began to associate novena with Christian themes such as the nine months Jesus spent in the womb, the giving up of His spirit at the ninth hour, and the event which occurred in the Upper Room with Twelve Apostles and the Blessed Virgin Mary when they prayed for nine days until