293 fatwas

  • Children performing Hajj without observing some Ihram restrictions Date: 22-8-2016

    Two years ago, I went to Hajj along with my wife and children. My son was six months old, and my daughter was four years old. I intended Hajj for them and performed the rituals for them. However, my infant son did not wear Ihram (ritual state of consecration) clothes, and my little daughter did not cover her hair during the rituals. We performed several.. More

  • Delaying Hajj to pay children's tuition fees Date: 22-8-2016

    My mother will get her share of inheritance and wants to help me with the costs of my study. I told her that it is better for her to go to Hajj. I argued that one does not know when he will die and that one may not find money in the future if he delays Hajj. She replied that after I complete my study, I will be able to send her along with my father.. More

  • Lying to obtain visa for Hajj Date: 22-8-2016

    I live in France and would like to perform Hajj in the company of my fourteen-year-old son, who has attained the age of puberty and has become legally competent for religious assignments. The Saudi embassy, however, stipulates that the Mahram (permanently unmarriageable kin) for a woman under forty-five years old should be at least fifteen years old... More

  • Hajj performed by child does not clear obligation of Hajj Date: 22-8-2016

    I am a little child who lives in the USA. I would like to ask whether the Hajj performed by a child is accepted. Please give as much evidence as possible. .. More

  • Demanding money not related to Hajj to approve Hajj application Date: 2-7-2016

    I belong to a Muslim community and am planning to perform Hajj this year, Allaah willing. The community I belong to demands various compulsory funds that are not related to the cost of Hajj, which I am prepared to pay for, while I am not prepared to pay for these other funds. I want to find out what I can do if they do not accept my application because.. More

  • Ruling on son financing his father's Hajj before performing Hajj himself Date: 20-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My son would like to take care of all the expenses for Hajj for his father. However, my son did not make Hajj himself yet although he would surely love to do so Allaah willing. So he thought of letting his father go first as he (his father) is not able to pay for the Hajj trip and so on himself. Is it possible in this case that, even.. More

  • Spending money saved for Hajj to build house Date: 5-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. I have a doubt regarding the money that was collected for Hajj. We have started building our house now with the Help of Allaah. We already built it eight years ago but it was not completed. Now my dad needs some money so dat we can finish it. We had been collecting money in order to do Hajj next year.. More

  • Son not obliged to pay for poor parents' Hajj or 'Umrah Date: 22-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. After my husband's promotion, we thought to send my in-laws for Hajj but are not able to do sofinancially. Also, my father-in-law is not ready to go yet because of some medical reason,and my mother-in-law insists on performing 'Umrah only. What should we do? Please help us. .. More

  • Spending on IVF takes priority over paying for Hajj on behalf of a deceased person Date: 16-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear scholars. My question is the following: If a person saves money in order to perform the Hajj for his deceased brother (he has performed his own Hajj) but later on plans for IVF from this money as he has no child, then what should he give preference to? Perform hajj or go for IVF? .. More

  • Reward of deceased when person performing Hajj on his behalf dies during Hajj Date: 16-1-2016

    My question is the following: I heard that if a person dies while performing Hajj, he will be resurrected as performing the Hajj on the Day of Judgment and go to Paradise without questioning. What if that person was performing Hajj for a deceased one and dies, will the deceased also be resurrected as performing Hajj and go to Paradise? .. More

  • A person is not obliged to save money to be able to perform Hajj Date: 2-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear brothers and scholars. My wife has already performed her Hajj and wants to perform Hajj for her deceased father. However, she ignores whether her father had enough money at any stage of his life in order for Hajj to have been an obligation on him at that time. She does know that her father was well established and earned enough.. More

  • Two opinions regarding the permissibility of performing Hajj on behalf of a deceased person Date: 18-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum dear scholars. What are the reasons or different references on the basis of which two opinions emerged for doing Hajj on behalf of the deceased. One opinion by the Hanafi madhab is that if a deceased did not make a will for doing Hajj on his behalf, then money from the inheritance cannot be utilized for performing Hajj on his behalf... More

  • Men performing Hajj and ‘Umrah on women's behalf and vice versa Date: 8-9-2015

    I want to ask how a person can perform Hajj on behalf of another person, men on behalf of women and vice versa, especially as regards Idhtiba‘ (male pilgrims wearing the clothing in a particular manner: passing it from below the armpit and putting it over the left shoulder), walking with a fast gait in the first three circuits of tawaf (circumambulation),.. More

  • May an epileptic person authorize someone to perform Hajj on his behalf? Date: 8-9-2015

    I am 41 years old. I have been affected with epilepsy for more than 17 years. I sought treatment in several countries, but in vain. I take medications at regular fixed times. I want to perform Hajj to the House of Allaah Almighty, but I undergo fits of epilepsy on an irregular basis. Sometimes, I suffer a fit of epilepsy once every week, and at other.. More

  • Ruling on performing Hajj paid for from damages Date: 7-9-2015

    My mother had an accident at work and broke something. As a result, she received a sum of money as damages. So is it permissible for her to use that money to perform the Hajj? .. More