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How to bury an Amputated Leg


Nasihah (Advice): The Unity of the Believers


Sayyiduna Nu’man Bin Basheer Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“The believers in their mutual kindness, compassion and sympathy are just like one body. When one of the limbs suffers, the whole body responds to it with wakefulness and fever.” (Musnad Ahmad)




Question and Answer:


  1. As salaam Wa Alaikum. Please advise if there are any particular aspects/way of burying an amputation of a Leg. Shukran


(Question published as received)


  1. An amputated leg/limb can simply be buried in the ground in a dignified manner. There is no particular procedure which is required. (Shaami 2/199)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ismaeel Bassa



Mufti Ebrahim Desai               


(The answer hereby given is specifically based on the question asked and should be read together with the question asked. Islamic rulings on this Q&A newsletter are answered in accordance to the Hanafi Fiqh unless otherwise stated.) 


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