Details: Method of Funeral Salah :
Booklet – 20 pages,
by Mawlana Ilyas Attar al-Qadiri,
Published by Dawate Islami, Pakistan.
This is the first English translation of the popular urdu book Namaz e Janazah ka Tariqa, the ‘Method of Performing the Funeral Prayer’ (Salaah), by the Amir of Dawate Islami, Shaykh Muhammad Ilyas Attar al-Qadiri al-Razawi.
Table of Contents:
—I. Du’a for Reading the Book,
—II. Transliteration Chart,
—III. Excellence of Durūd Sharīf.
The Funeral Salaah,
—Virtue of Participating in the Funeral Salah of a Wali (saint),
—The Forgiveness of the Devotees,
—The Shroud Thief (Kaffan ka Chor),
—Forgiveness of Funeral Participants,
—The First Gift (reward) in the Grave,
—The Funeral (janazah) of a Heavenly Person,
—Sawab (reward) of accompanying the funeral,
—Sawab equivalent to Mount Uhud,
—The Funeral Salah has Admonition,
—Excellence of giving ritual bath (ghusl) etc. to the Corpse,
—What to Recite upon seeing a Funeral!
—The Funeral Salah is Fard-e-Kifayah,
—There are two Units and three Sunnah in the Funeral Prayer.
—Method of Funeral Salah (according to the Hanafi school),
——Supplication for Funeral of Adults (Men and Women),
——Du’a for a Minor (male),
——Du’a for a Minor (female),
——To offer Funeral Salah whilst standing upon shoes,
——Funeral Salah in absentia,
——Method of offering joint Salah for more than one Funeral,
——How many Rows (saffs) should be in a Funeral Salah?