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Ruling 524

It is recommended to perform talqīn54 on a dying person with the shahādatayn (two testimonies),55 the avowal (iqrār) of the Most Noble Prophet (Ṣ) and the Infallible Imams (ʿA), and other rightful beliefs of the faith in a manner that he understands. It is also recommended that the things mentioned above be repeated until the time of death.

54 Talqīn refers to impressing principle beliefs upon a dying person or corpse.

55 As explained in Ruling 205, ‘the two testimonies’ refers to testifying to the oneness of Allah and the prophethood of Prophet Muḥammad (Ṣ).