Communal obligations

Four things are fard kifayah* to be done for the deceased Muslim:

  1. Wash the body (ghusl)
  2. Shroud/wrap the body
  3. Perform salahover the body
  4. Bury the body

 

*Communal obligation; where if no one does it the entire community is in sin, but if one or more do it—the sin is lifted from the entire community.