Wife giving ghusal to her deceased husband and burying him


1. Can a spouse give ghusal to the deceased spouse be it male or female?

2. Can a spouse assist in burial like entering the grave etc.? 

3. What is the condition of nikkah once a spouse has passed away?


1. It is permissible for the female spouse to administer the ghusl.

2. She should avoid doing this.

3. The nikaah terminates.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)