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Hajj & `Umrah

Hajj & `Umrah FAQ & Fatawaa

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FAQ & General Issues

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FAQ - Hajj and `Umrah
When is Hajj obligatory upon an individual
The ruling on Hajj of minors; does it exempt them from the obligatory Hajj?
Validity of Hajj by an indebted person
Being in debt and wanting to make Hajj
Traveling to perform the obligatory Hajj without her husband’s permission
The ruling on using tablets that prevent menstruation
Obligation of assuming Ihraam for Hajj and `Umrah from the Miqaat
Entering the state of Ihraam on an airplane
The ruling on one who goes past the Miqaat without intending Ihraam
What is ihram and how does one enter it?
Uttering the intention to perform Hajj or `Umrah out loud
Offering two Rak`ahs before assuming the state of Ihraam
There is no harm in wearing belts while in the state of Ihraam
Is it permissible for the pilgrim in ihraam to wear a mask?
Can a man wear shoes if necessary whilst in ihraam?
Tahaarah as a condition for the validity of Tawaaf
Interrupting the Tawaaf
There is nothing wrong with washing the Ihraam
Ruling on doubting the number of rounds of Tawaaf
Tawaaf from inside Hijr Isma`eel
Offering two Rak'ahs after Tawaaf behind Maqaam Ibraaheem is Sunnah, but not an obligation
Are two raka'aat performed after every type of Tawaaf?
Making tawaaf outside of `Umrah and Hajj
Ruling on praying the two Rak`ahs of Tawaaf after making voluntary Tawaaf
It is not permissible to appoint a person to perform Tawaaf on someone else's behalf.
Ruling on the one unable to complete the Hajj
What happens if I am unable to perform the farewell tawaaf?
Are there special supplications for tawaaf, sa'ee and other rites?
Reading the required supplications from a book
Rulings and etiquette of visiting the Prophet (sal-Allaahu 'alayhi wa sallam)
Do acts of disobedience diminish the reward of Hajj?


Fataawa related to Hajj & `Umrah


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FAQ & General Issues

Ihraam and Talbiyah

Types of Ihram
Why do pilgrims wear the special Hajj outfit?
Intention is made in the heart
When to assume Ihram for Hajj Tamattu`
Intended to Perform Qiran Hajj
Intending to Perform Tamattu` Hajj
Intended to perform Umrah then
Changing the intention of Ihram
Clipping nails before entering the state of Ihram
Shaving the beard before assuming Ihram for Hajj
Going beyond the Miqat without assuming Ihram
Ruling on combing hair when in ihraam
Should a pilgrim wear perfume before or after the ghusl
Applying perfume while in the state of Ihram
The ruling on a Muhrim using soap
Wearing socks
Covering the head
Wisdom behind prohibition of a pilgrim wearing sewn clothes
Someone in the state of Ihram wearing regular clothes for a necessity
Someone in the state of Ihram wearing regular clothes
Someone in the state of Ihram covering the head due to a fever
What to do if unable to wear izaar?
What is the ruling on wearing a leather belt sewn by a sewing machine and stitched shoes?
Ghusl for someone in the state of Ihram
Someone in the state of Ihram treading on grass
Someone in the state of Ihram having a sexual dream
Someone in the state of Ihram kissing the wife or ejaculating
Someone in the state of Ihram having sexual intercourse
Where to offer Fidyah
Tahalul (removal of the Ihram, i.e. ritual state for Hajj and `Umrah)
Permissible things for someone offering Hajj Tamattu` during the termination period
The time when someone offering Hajj Tamattu` takes off ordinary clothes
Intention of discontinuation of Hajj
Regarding Ihram garments for one who cancels his intention
Placed a Condition on Ihram and Could not Perform Hajj
Ruling on Hajj of someone who intended to see the sacred rites but doubted throwing some pebbles
Is it impermissible to perform two `Umrahs in one season of Hajj?
Performing ‘Umrah in Ramadan and combine it with Hajj
Is the Hajj considered Ifrad Hajj (performing Hajj only) or something else?

Tawaaf and Sa'ee

Tawaf (circumambulation of the Ka`bah)
Unlawful for you to offer Salah or Tawaf while you are in a state of impurity.
The basic rule is that: Taharah (ritual purification) remains
"Where is the place of Wudu?"
Regarding the black line (on the floor) that marks the beginning and ending of tawaaf (circling)
Missing one round of Tawaf
Performing Tawaf upstairs to avoid the crowds and the heat of the sun.
Kissing Al-Hajar Al-Aswad
Is it permissible for a woman to uncover her face in front of men when kissing the Black Stone?
Is kissing Al-Ka`bah during the performance of the rites of Hajj or `Umrah Halal (lawful) or Haram (prohibited)?
Doing Ramal and Idtiba` during Tawaf
Should Takbir (saying: "Allahu Akbar [Allah is the Greatest]") by the Black stone be said upon ending Tawaf
I restricted myself during rounds of Tawaf to the Ka`bah itself
Delaying the performance of Tawaf al-Ifaadah
We did not perform Tawaf-ul-Ifadah
There is no sin on you for delaying Tawaf-ul-Ifadah
Offering a sacrifice to make up for missing Tawaf-ul-Ifadah
Is it permissible for her to arrange for someone to perform Tawaf-ul-Ifadah on her behalf?
When does the time for performing Tawaf-ul-Ifadah end?
Tawaf-ul-Ifadah is sufficient instead of Tawaf-ul-Wada`
I moved to the Haram (Sacred Mosque) to perform Tawaf-ul-Wada`
I made a mistake while performing Sa`y
What is the proper matter of pronouncing Takbir (saying: "Allahu Akbar on the mountains of Al-Safa and Al-Marwah?
Ramal should be done when going from Al-Marwah to Al-Safa
Concerning jogging between the two green markers during Sa‘y
You do not have to make up for Hajj, `Umrah, or Salah

The Sacrifice (Hady)

Some person received money from a pilgrim to offer a Hady on his behalf
A man set out to perform Hajj and had only little money not sufficient for offering Hady
Those performing Tamattu` Hajj but cannot offer a sacrifice or fast during Hajj
After returning to Mina he had sexual intercourse with his wife
A Mutamatti` searched for a Hady but could not find it, and thus observed Sawm after returning to his country
If a pilgrim can neither offer Hady nor observe Sawm, should he feed a poor person for each day
I performed Tamattu` Hajj and did not offer Hady
Arresting some person who took amounts of money from some pilgrims for slaughtering a Hady on their behalf but did not fulfill this
Neither offering Hady nor observing Sawm
They could not offer Hady and thus threw some cereal to the pigeons of the Haram
Some pilgrim deputized him to slaghter a Hady but he did not do that
He thought that offering Ud-hiyah makes him in no need of slaughtering a Hady
Slaughtering the Hady of Tamattu` Hajj and Qiran Hajj according to Al-Shara'i`
Slaughtering the Hady in the area of Al Mu`aysim
Ten persons performed Hajj, where they slaughtered just one camel
Ruling on the Damm of Tamattu` Hajj and Qiran Hajj and delaying slaughtering them
Are the conditions of Hady the same as those of an Ud-hiyah with regard to age and faults?
He intended to perform Qiran Hajj but did not sacrifice the Hady
My parents performed Qiran Hajj and offered one Hady
He and his wife performed Hajj with the intention of Qiran Hajj but they did not offer Hady
Am I liable to any penalty for doing so?