221. The reason due to which it is recommended the one closest of the people should be left behind at the grave of the dead, after the dispersal of the people from him, and he should recite Talqeen in a raised voiceBack to book
أبي رحمه الله قال: حدثنا علي بن ابراهيم، عن أبيه عن بعض أصحابنا عن أبي عبد الله (ع) قال: ينبغي أن يتخلف عند قبر الميت اولى الناس به بعد انصراف الناس عنه ويقبض على التراب بكفيه ويلقنه ويرفع صوته فإذا فعل ذلك كفى الميت المسألة في قبره.
1. My father said, ‘Ali Bin Ibrahim narrated to us, from his father, from one of our companions, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘It is befitting that he should remain behind at the grave, the one closest of the people to him after the dispersal of the people from him, and he should grab the soil with his palm and recite Talqeen in a raised voice. So when he does that, it would suffice for the dead, the questioning in his grave’.