Chapter 25

باب إدخال الميت في القبر

Insertion of the deceased into the grave

قال النبي (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم)، لكل شئ باب، وباب القبر عند رجلي الميت .

The Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله said “For everything there is a gate, and the gate of the grave is at the two feet of the deceased.”

والمرأة تؤخذ بالعرض من قبل اللحد، والرجل من قبل رجليه، يسل سلا .

The woman is taken breadthwise by the tomb, and the man by his feet, being drawn in gently.

ويدخل الميت القبر من يأمره ولي الميت، إن شاء شفعا وإن شاء وترا .

The person who takes the deceased into to the grave is the one whom the wali of the deceased has commanded (to do so).  If he wants (then) in a pair, and if he wants (then) singly.