13 fatwas

  • Paying expiation on behalf of another without his knowledge for leaving obligation Date: 25-8-2016

    I would like to pay an expiation on behalf of my sister, without her knowledge, for leaving one of Hajj’s obligations. Is this permissible? .. More

  • What is a person who killed locusts in the Sacred Precincts required to do? Date: 7-9-2015

    Allaah Almighty helped me to perform ‘Umrah during the month of Ramadan. As I was in the yard of the Sacred Mosque, and after I had terminated my ihram (ritual consecration), I found large numbers of locusts, and I killed as many of them as I could. After I returned to my country, I learned that it is prohibited to kill game or cut trees in Mecca... More

  • A supererogatory act cannot suffice in place of an obligatory one Date: 7-9-2015

    Is it permissible for a pilgrim to offer an expiation that would suffice as compensation for any errors that he may commit, knowingly or unknowingly, during the period of ihram (ritual consecration)? And if this is permissible, then what should be the value of such an expiation? Should he make a certain intention for it? And should he make this intention.. More

  • When unable to wear ihram clothes due to an illness one may wear other clothes and offer an expiation Date: 7-9-2015

    If a person wants to perform ‘Umrah while he is ill and cannot wear the clothes of ihram (ritual consecration), is it permissible for him to wear ordinary clothes, such as a shirt and pants? .. More

  • Ruling on cutting a tree's branch in Mecca Date: 7-9-2015

    A man forgetfully cut a tree's branch in Mecca during the month of Thul-Hijjah, what should he do? What is ruling on entering Mecca without assuming ihram (ritual consecration) while one intends Hajj? .. More

  • Ruling on killing land game by mistake during Hajj Date: 7-9-2015

    What is the ruling on killing an animal in Mecca by mistake while one is in a state of ihram for performing ‘Umrah? .. More

  • Expiation is not required for delaying ‘Umrah to the next day Date: 17-9-2014

    I assumed Ihram and I intended to travel to perform ‘Umrah with my wife and her mother outside the months of Hajj. When they were late in preparations, I became angry and left them and went alone, knowing that they had already assumed ihram (ritual consecration). I knew that I was required to offer a expiation. I did that out of ignorance. I did not.. More

  • Ruling on wearing medical stockings during Ihraam Date: 20-1-2014

    I am going to perform ‘Umrah, Allaah Willing, and I wear medical stockings without which I cannot stand for a long time. I know that it is not permissible to wear any stitched clothing or stockings. What is the ruling regarding the stockings that are worn from the bottom of the foot up to the knee?.. More

  • The ruling on continuing to wear form-fitting clothes after having had the intention for Ihraam Date: 15-1-2014

    I flew from Spain and I did not know that the plane would pass by the Meeqaat until we arrive in Jeddah. Therefore, I decided to make ‘Umrah but then was surprised by the notification that we received on board that we were flying across the Meeqaat before we reached Jeddah. Hence, I intended Ihraam and when we arrived at the airport I bought the Ihraam.. More

  • His father assumed Ihraam from Jeddah Date: 21-11-2007

    my parents performed hajj long time back,but he put ihram in jeddah,as he was not aware,now whether he has to give expiation for that ?what is the ruling on expiation,only we have to offer sacrifice and feed poor in haram area,is there any othere option for expiation,as now very difficult to offer sacrifice in makkah,as they are now in home country,is.. More

  • Intended to perform Hajj but entered Makkah without assuming Ihraam Date: 31-10-2007

    AS-SALAM-ALAIKUM, MY QUESTION IS LAST YEAR MY PARENTS AND SISTER CAME TO PERFORM HAJJ THEY ARRIVED DIRECTLY IN MADINA, AFTER A WEEK THEY WERE SUPPOSE TO LEAVE FOR MAKKAH, UNFORTUNATELY ON THE DAY THEY LEFT MADINA MY SISTER HAD HER MONTHLY COURSE (MENSES) AS A RESULT SHE DID NOT MAKE INTENTION TO PERFORM UMRA, ALSO MY MOTHER ABSTAINED FROM UMRA THINKING.. More

  • Menstruating woman passing the Meeqaat without assuming Ihraam Date: 23-10-2007

    AS-SALAMU-ALAIKUM, MY SISTER ALONG WITH MY PARENTS CAME FROM INDIA TO MADINA DIRECTLY FOR HAJJ. THEY STAYED IN MADINA FOR ONE WEEK AND PROCEEDED TO MAKKAH, DUE TO MENSES {M.C} MY SISTER DID NOT INTEND TO PERFORM UMRA EVEN THOUGH THEY STOPED IN DHUL-HULAIFA {MADINA MEQAT} ALSO MY MOTHER DECIDED TO PERFORM UMRA WITH MY SISTER, ONLY MY FATHER PUT ON IHRAM.. More

  • Made a mistake during Hajj last year Date: 11-1-2005

    I perform Hajj last year with my wife, unfortunately we committed a mistake and from then we are worried about it, I hope you will guide me to the right way. The day of sacrifice (10th Thul-Hijjah) we perform Tawaaf-e-Ziara and due to illness of my wife we delayed Sa'i and returned back to Mina there we stayed till 12th, as soon as we came.. More