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Ruling 524

It is recommended to perform talqīn52 on a dying person with the shahādatayn (two testimonies),53 the avowal (iqrār) of the Twelve Imams (ʿA), and other rightful beliefs of the faith in a manner that he understands. It is also recommended that the aforementioned things be repeated until the time of death.

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

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