[Q-ID0401] I gave ghusl to a deceased person, is it now necessary for me to perform ghusl?


What do the Scholars say regarding this matter; I performed ghusl on a deceased person, must I now perform ghusl myself?

Questioner: Muhammad from Birmingham, UK


All praises belong to Allāh, Peace and blessings of Allāh be upon the final Prophet, Our Master, Muhammad Mustafa ﷺ, upon his purified family, his esteemed companion.

According to the Ahnāf it is recommended (mustahab) to perform the major bath after washing a dead body.

[Nuru l-Idah Kitābu l-Tahārati]

Answered by Ustadh Abu Dihh’ya Asid Shafait
Checked by Shaykh Naveed Jameel ash-Shaami

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