Position of the Followers


The Book of the Ruling of the Deceased - كتاب أحكام الميت


Walking with the Janaza

Topic/Issue:2026 - Position of the Followers
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik,Imam ShafiWalk in frontImam Malik narrated from the Prophet (Gods peace and blessings be upon him) as a mursal tradition and also from Abu Bakr and Vmar, that one is to walk in front of the body.
Imam Abu HanifaWalking behind is betterNarration from Abd Al Rahaman
It is also related from him, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, 'Keep it in front of you and fix your gaze on it, for itis a warning, a remembrance, and a lesson' and what is related from Ibn Masud and al- Mughira ibn Shuba
Evidences :Hadith of Abd Al Rahman, Hadith of Ibn Masud, Hadith of al- Mughira ibn Shuba [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer,Dead,Walking
Last Updated:2011-01-30

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