My father has passed away a few weeks ago, however when we found him he had already died for 3-4 days. In fact when we go back and see when the last time we spoke to him it was probably a week prior. His body had decomposed to the point where we were not able to perform ghusl before burial.
What is the ruling on delayed burial in this case? Did he suffer because he was not buried for a week?
It is not recommended by most scholars to spend life as a solo. Decomposition of a non prophet dead body is an absolute thing in Allah's infinite wisdom. Pain suffered by a Muslim upto death has his sins forgiven is well documented. I fail to find any evidence which says Decomposition causes sins to be forgiven. You have to move on accepting Allah's decree and pray for forgiveness of your Muslim father.
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