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Islam

Death

There are five steps in burial procedure, which specifies washing, dressing, and positioning of the body; the first step is traditional washing of the body by Muslim of same gender. As the moment of death approaches, the Islamic Creed should be recited.
Confession of sins and beeging forgiveness must occur in the presence of family before death.

Worship

Prayer is performed 5 times a day facing Mecca, after ritual washing (dawn, mid-day, mid-afternoon, sunset, night); face, hands and feet are washed before prayer.
Days of observance occur throughout the Muslim lunar calendar.
Friday is a holy day when Muslims pray together at noon as congregation at the mosque; it is permissible to work on Fridays except for during prayer time.
 
 
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