The Rulings of Hajj

The first thing to do on embarking for Hajj is to purify the intention for Allah The Almighty and to emulate the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in all the rites of Hajj, for he said: “Take your Hajj rites from me.” [Muslim] The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, also said: “Whoever performs Hajj and does not engage in sexual relations nor acts sinfully, he will return (after Hajj free from all sins) like (he was) the day his mother gave birth to him.” [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim] He also said: “Performing ‘Umrah after ‘Umrah will erase the sins committed between them and the well-performed Hajj has no reward but Paradise.” [Al-B... more>>

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Inclining Hearts

Dear brothers and sisters in faith, Listen with me to the supplications of Ibraaheem Al-Khaleel (the close friend of Allaah The Almighty), may Allaah exalt his mention, when he was entreating The Almighty saying: {Our Lord, I have settled some of my descendants in an uncultivated valley near Your sacred House, our Lord, that they may establish prayer. So make hearts among the people incline toward the...

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Hajj Organizers vs. the Man with the Crook

Jaabir, may Allaah be pleased with him, said that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said in a Hadeeth (narration) in which he described what he saw in Paradise and Hell during the eclipse prayer: “Hell was displayed to me and that is when you saw me moving backwards for fear that its heat might touch me. I saw therein a man with a crook dragging his intestines in the fire - he use...

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Hajj Fatwas

How does Hajj contribute to solving the problems of Muslims?

Question What are the means that you see to activate the season of Hajj to solve the problems of Muslims around the world? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allaah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allaah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu &ls...

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Sharing the reward of ‘Umrah

Question Is it permissible for me to perform ‘Umrah on my own behalf and on behalf of my deceased father and a number of my deceased relatives? What is the allowed number and what are the conditions of this? Is the intention of doing so stipulated before travelling to the Sacre...

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She died without performing Hajj without an excuse

Question What is the ruling on a woman who died before performing the obligation of Hajj? She did not perform Hajj because she could not financially afford it, but because she did not get married and her Hajj should have been with her husband, as her father says. Fatwa All perfect ...

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Conditions for one who throws pebbles for himself and on behalf of another

Question If someone wants to throw the three stones for himself and on behalf of another, should he start by throwing the three stones for himself and then go back to throw them on behalf of the one who authorized him; or in the place of every stone: throw one for himself and another...

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Hajj for Kids

Glossary of Hajj and Umrah terms

Abtah: A place formed after flood, which is usually level and containing no pebbles or stones. The term is given to every place that becomes leveled by a water stream. It is also Al-Abtah, Al-Bat-haa... More

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