There is no doubt that the only guaranteed event that will definitelyface each and every single living being; be they male or female, rich orpoor, black or white, sick or healthy, is death. Despite the uneasinesspeople feel in talking about or even merely thinking about this darktopic, due to it’s unavoidable and inevitable nature, it only makessense to prepare for it. This publication is designed to allow people tofully prepare for it’s occurrence in the event of someone in the nearfamily passing away. It features a practical guide of what needs to bedone, fulfilling both governmental and
requirements.Thereafter it goes through the complete
rites of passage,including the relevant prayers, avoiding customs which are usuallyadopted by people ignorant of the correct
method.This treatise covers what needs to be performed at the time of someone else’s death, it is also hoped that it can be a reminder for eachof us to prepare for our own inevitable end.
EVENTS PRECEDING DEATH
A person on whom the signs of death are clearly seen iscalled a
to let him lie on his right side facing the
. It is permitted that he be positioned to lie on his back with hisfeet towards the
, and the head slightly raised with a cushion sothat it faces the
. All the bed linen must be
(clean). If moving the
causes him any discomfort then leave him in anyconvenient position.It is desirable to use
(perfume) or any otheraromatics that are
in the room. Anyone who is in the state of
(menustrual Bleeding) or
(post-natalbleeding) must leave the room.