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Lifecycle Rituals: Islam


Rites of Passage

Most religions mark significant points in their followers’ lives with special ceremonies. Islamic rites of passage focus on key teachings and the demands of living as a good Muslim.

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The Funeral Prayer


Shrouding the deceased muslim




Items used in Muslim burial preparation


The grave should be perpendicular to the direction of the Qibla (Mecca) so that the body, placed in the grave without a coffin lying on its right side, faces Qibla.

Birth Rituals

Birth Rituals