Islamic funeral services are an obligation for all Muslims and typically involve funeral prayers Salat al-Janazah (Janazah prayer). The prayers are usually led by the closest male relative of the deceased, however, if none are available, then the Imam or other knowledgeable Muslim can fill in.
It’s up to you whether you’d like to personalise the funeral service, as some Islamic families now choose to add special touches such as musical tributes, photos and video displays.
The Janazah prayer consists of 4 takbirs:
If you and your family have something specific in mind, our Mareena Purslowe funeral directors can tailor our Islamic funeral services to include the elements above, or something more personal.
Contact us on (08) 9388 1623 and allow us to help you create a service that honours the memories of the deceased and is respectful to your cultural traditions.