Reciting Surah Yaseen at a funeral, reading faatiha before taking the janaazah and faatihah at the graveyard

Q: What is the jurisprudence of:

1. Reading Yaseen at a mayit

2. Reading the Fatia before taking the Janaza from the residence of the decreased

3. Reading the Fatia at the graveyard when burying the decreased.


1. Yes, it is permissible to read any part of the Quraan and pass the thawaab to the deceased.

2. It is not a sunnat practice and it is an innovation and it should be abandoned.

3. This is not a sunnat practice. Yes, after the burial it is recommended to make dua for the deceased.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)