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Ruling 527

In order to comfort a dying person, it is recommended to recite at his side the blessed surahs of Yāsīn,54 al-Ṣāffāt,55 and al-Aḥzāb;56 and to recite Āyat al-Kursī,57 verse fifty-four of Sūrat al-Aʿrāf,58 and the last three verses of Sūrat al-Baqarah.59 In fact, [it is recommended] to recite as much of the Qur’an as possible.

54 Chapter 36 of the Qur’an.

56 Chapter 33 of the Qur’an.

58 Chapter 7 of the Qur’an.

55 Chapter 37 of the Qur’an.

57 Verse 255 of Chapter 2 of the Qur’an.

59 Chapter 2 of the Qur’an.