Hadith on Funerals: Stand up for a funeral out of respect for the deceased

December 22, 2015

Amir ibn Rabia reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When you see a funeral procession, then stand up for it until it passes or the deceased is placed in the grave.”

Source: Sahih Bukhari 1245, Sahih Muslim 958

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ عَامِرِ بْنِ رَبِيعَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا رَأَيْتُمْ الْجَنَازَةَ فَقُومُوا لَهَا حَتَّى تُخَلِّفَكُمْ أَوْ تُوضَعَ

1245 صحيح البخاري كتاب الجنائز باب القيام للجنازة

958 صحيح مسلم كتاب الجنائز باب القيام للجنازة