15. Burial Should Take Place Immediately

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1ـ أَبُو عَلِيٍّ الأشْعَرِيُّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سَالِمٍ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ النَّضْرِ عَنْ عَمْرِو بْنِ شِمْرٍ عَنْ جَابِرٍ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ الله (صلّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) يَا مَعْشَرَ النَّاسِ لاَ أُلْفِيَنَّ رَجُلاً مَاتَ لَهُ مَيِّتٌ فَانْتَظَرَ بِهِ الصُّبْحَ وَلاَ رَجُلاً مَاتَ لَهُ مَيِّتٌ نَهَاراً فَانْتَظَرَ بِهِ اللَّيْلَ لاَ تَنْتَظِرُوا بِمَوْتَاكُمْ طُلُوعَ الشَّمْسِ وَلاَ غُرُوبَهَا عَجِّلُوا بِهِمْ إِلَى مَضَاجِعِهِمْ يَرْحَمُكُمُ الله فَقَالَ النَّاسُ وَأَنْتَ يَا رَسُولَ الله يَرْحَمُكَ الله.


1. Abu Ali al-Ash’ariy has narrated from Muhammad ibn Salim from Ahmad ibn al-Nadr from ‘Amr ibn Shimr from Jabir who has said the following: “Abu Ja’far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that the Messenger of Allah has said, ‘O people, a man in whose home a death takes place, should not wait for burial until morning or wait until night, if it takes place during the day. Do not wait for the burial of your dead people until sunrise or until sunset. Expedite their burial, may Allah grant you blessings, and people said, “May Allah grant you blessings, O Messenger of Allah.


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (13/301)



2ـ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ أَحْمَدَ عَنِ الْعَبَّاسِ بْنِ مَعْرُوفٍ عَنِ الْيَعْقُوبِيِّ عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ مُيَسِّرٍ عَنْ هَارُونَ بْنِ الْجَهْمِ عَنِ السَّكُونِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ الله (صلّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) إِذَا مَاتَ الْمَيِّتُ أَوَّلَ النَّهَارِ فَلاَ يَقِيلُ إِلاَّ فِي قَبْرِهِ.


2. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Muhammad ibn Ahmad from al-‘ Abbas ibn Ma’ruf from al-Ya‘qubiy from Musa ibn ‘Isa from Muhammad ibn Muyassir from Harun ibn al-Jahm from al-Sakuniy who has said the following: “Abu ’Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that if one dies in the beginning of the day, he cannot have a nap anywhere other than his grave.”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف على المشهور - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (13/301)