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  • Mawlid (birth anniversary) celebrations are religious innovations

    Question In our country, women celebrate the birthdays of the purified Imaams. They burn incense and seek its blessing by rubbing themselves with its smoke. Is this permissible? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa.. More

  • 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 Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. Among the most important.. More

  • 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 Sacred Places? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the.. More

  • 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 praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is.. More

  • 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 on behalf of the one who authorized him? Please advise, may Allah.. More

  • Sacrifice of Tamattu’ is obligatory for children and adults

    Question I went to Hajj with my young daughter and I intended Tamattu‘ Hajj for her, but I did not slaughter because someone told me that it is permissible not to slaughter. What is the ruling on that? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad,.. More

  • In which rituals of Hajj may one authorize a proxy?

    Question What is the ruling on having a proxy in the pillars of Hajj: Tawaaf, Sa‘i, standing on the mount of ‘Arafah and duties like staying the night in Mina and Muzdalifah, farewell Tawaaf, slaughtering sacrifice and throwing pebbles? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of.. More

  • Illnesses that prevent fulfilling the condition of capability in Hajj

    Question What are the conditions and criteria of the illness that prevents from Hajj? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. The illnesses and disabilities that prevent the obligation.. More

  • Meeqaat of the one who intends, while in Jeddah, that he might do ‘Umrah after visiting Madeenah

    Question I am living in Jeddah. My wife’s father came to visit us two weeks ago. We went to visit Madeenah. He has intended, while he was in Jeddah, that he might do ‘Umrah after visiting Madeenah. My question is, is it obligatory upon him to assume Ihraam from Abyaar ‘Ali or can he reach Jeddah and assume Ihraam from it and then.. More

  • Unable to do Hajj except by double the cost, can he delay it to the next year?

    Question My country prevented Hajj this year, is it permissible for me to do Hajj by some other way? For example, by buying a visa, and thus the whole journey of Hajj would cost me much money – about $17,500 – which is approximately equivalent to buying a house for a poor person or which is equivalent to the cost of Hajj for two persons... More

  • Husband dies before finishing her rituals

    Question What is the ruling on the woman who travelled with her husband for Hajj and he died before completing the rituals? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. If a woman travels.. More

  • What is recommended to be said at the grave of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

    Question Is it permissible to say: (O Messenger of Allah) when greeting the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, at his grave when we visit him in Hajj or at any other time? Was this proved by a Saheeh or Hasan Hadeeth? Is it permissible to face the direction of the grave of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and supplicate,.. More

  • Debt that prevents from Hajj

    Question I am a university student. My father pays my tuition fees. The university demands the tuition of the semester in advance. I want to travel to perform the obligation of Hajj with my mother. My mother will pay for the expenses of Hajj from her salary. I want to register in the subjects of the second semester before going to Hajj. Are the tuition.. More

  • Hajj on behalf of others…or charity to the poor

    Question Some time ago, I made the intention of performing Hajj on behalf of my grandfathers and grandmothers after I had performed Hajj on behalf of my parents out of dutifulness to them. However, due to many considerations, the most important of which is the condition of the Ummah of Islam and the injustice, hunger and illnesses suffered by its members.. More

  • Sacrifice of Tamattu’ is obligatory for children and adults

    Question I went to Hajj with my young daughter and I intended Tamattu' Hajj for her, but I did not slaughter because someone told me that it is permissible not to slaughter. What is the ruling on that? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu.. More

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Mawlid (birth anniversary) celebrations are religious innovations

Question In our country, women celebrate the birthdays of the purified Imaams. They burn incense and seek its blessing by rubbing themselves with its smoke. Is this permissible? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and messenger. Holding Mawlid...More