293 fatwas

  • Conditions for performing Hajj on behalf of a living person Date: 23-9-2014

    My mother is a very old woman. Traveling by car, especially for long distances, causes her severe fainting and vomiting. She lives about 450 kilometers away from Makkah. Taking into account that I performed the obligatory Hajj for myself, is it permissible for me to perform Hajj on her behalf, although she is alive? .. More

  • Performing ‘Umrah or offering food for fasting people? Date: 23-9-2014

    I have a sum of money that I want to spend in either one of the following purposes: Perform ‘Umrah during the month of Sha‘baan or hold a banquet in the month of Ramadan for fasting people. Which of the two deeds is more rewardable?.. More

  • Ruling on performing several ‘Umrahs on behalf of a dead person in the same season Date: 23-9-2014

    When a son performs ‘Umrah on behalf of his dead father, returns to his homeland, and then wants to perform another ‘Umrah, again for his dead father, given that the interval between the two ‘Umrahs is only one week. Is there anything wrong with that?.. More

  • Do not delay Hajj for you do not know what might happen to you Date: 23-9-2014

    I can afford Hajj for myself and my wife but she cannot travel because of pregnancy. Should I travel alone? Should I wait until she delivers, knowing that she will not be able to perform Hajj without me as she does not have a Mahram other than me, and she will have to wait for five years, for Hajj is not permitted except every five years... More

  • Validity of Hajj has nothing to do with making up missed fast-days Date: 21-9-2014

    When a person performs Hajj before making up for missed fast-days of Ramadan, is his Hajj valid?.. More

  • She performed ‘Umrah during her menses Date: 21-9-2014

    I intended to perform ‘Umrah with my husband last Ramadan, but I was surprised by the monthly menses on the day of travelling. At the miqat (place of assuming the Ihram [sacred state]), I padded the place of blood with handkerchiefs and said: "Labbayk Allaahumma ‘Umrah", hoping that the blood would stop, but it did not stop. I performed tawaf (circumambul.. More

  • Reward for performing Hajj on behalf of someone Date: 21-9-2014

    What is the reward for the one who performs Hajj on behalf of others in return for a sum of money?.. More

  • Hajj via social solidarity allowance Date: 17-9-2014

    Is it permissible for me to perform Hajj with money that I get from social solidarity allowances paid for the elderly or with unemployment allowance?.. More

  • A valid yet rewardless Hajj Date: 17-9-2014

    I work in bank which deals in interest. There are no Islamic banks in my country. My question is: Is my money and earning considered unlawful? If it is unlawful, what about the ‘Umrah that I intend to perform during the next month of Ramadan? Will it be accepted by Allah or not? .. More

  • No specific color or outfit prescribed for woman in state of Ihram Date: 17-9-2014

    In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful; the Ever-Merciful. I would like to ask about a woman's clothes during ‘Umrah, while having assumed ihram (ritual consecration). Is there a specific color for ihram clothes? What is the meaning of warus (pseudo-saffron) and saffron? Please, reply as soon as possible for I am planning to perform ‘Umrah this.. More

  • Invalid to perform ‘Umrah on behalf of more than one person Date: 17-9-2014

    I intend to perform ‘Umrah for myself and my dead mother. I heard that when a person performs ‘Umrah for a dead person, he should not combine the intentions of performing ‘Umrah for himself and for the dead person and should dedicate its rewards for the dead person only. I also heard that I should hold the intention before departing my homeland.. More

  • A woman travelling to Hajj with a non-practicing Mahram Date: 17-9-2014

    Assalamu alaykum. I'm absolutely dying to go to hajj and perform my duty towards Allah while still young (I'm nineteen). The only mahram I have is my father, who would be funding the trip for both of us. We are both physically and financially able to undertake the pilgrimage. The only problem is that my father is only a Muslim "by name". He's completely.. More

  • The limit of ability stipulated for Hajj to be obligatory Date: 16-9-2014

    I have a piece of land, and I want to perform Hajj. Since (the value of) the piece of land is not enough for the whole family to perform Hajj, can I perform Hajj myself, without my wife and children? Taking into consideration that I performed ‘Umrah before along with my wife, mother and children, shall I leave the piece of land as inheritance for.. More

  • ‘Umrah expiates minor but not major sins Date: 16-9-2014

    Does performing ‘Umrah expiate major sins? .. More

  • Ruling on performing two ‘Umrahs in one day Date: 27-8-2014

    Assalamualaykum, I am really confuse about something. It is related to my question of 2 umrahs in one day. And you answered that this is permissible. However, I am trying to contemplate about the general principle regarding ebadat - "That everything related to worship should only be exclusively from the practice of our Rasool and righteous Sahaba (i.e... More