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  • Didn't Perform The Farewell Tawaaf During Hajj

    Assalamu-alaikum, I went to Hajj this year and I missed the Tawaaful Weda. I started doing it, but I didn't finish seven circulations around the Kaaba. I did about 3or4 and then I had to leave, because our bus was waitng. Am I obliged to slaughter an animal, fast three days or what is my penalty? Jazakumullahu Khairan. .. More

  • Leaving Mina After Sunset Due to Traffic

    On 12 in meena i proceed to go to mecca before sun set, but due to jam intraffic i can not go out from meena before sun set. Please give advise. .. More

  • Whether pebbles thrown in accepted Hajj are lifted to heaven

    Assalaamu alaykum. I recently heard in a lecture that one of the signs of an accepted Hajj is that the stones which you throw at the Jamaraat (pillars) are lifted and taken by Allah, meaning that they disappear. Of course, there is no way for us to find out, but I have not been able to find any hadith on it yet. The purpose for asking is to teach my.. More

  • Using hoverboard in Tawaaf and Sa'y

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have pain in my heels and knees. Is it permissible for me (being a woman) to use a hoverboard wheel that exists these days? Families use these to go to the park and so on? (Please note, praise be to Allaah, that I am covered from head to toe and wear a loose abaya). Also, can I use it in Makkah.. More

  • Mistakes in rituals of Hajj

    Assalaamu alaykum. We were selected as Hajj Assistants to assist the Indian Hajj Mission in Saudi Arabia in facilitating the Hajj pilgrims to perform Hajj smoothly. The Hajj Mission authorities in Makkah put some conditions for us if we perform the Hajj in addition to performing our official duties; we agreed and performed the Hajj in the following.. More

  • Pillar on Mount 'Arafah not obelisk

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a man who has embraced Islam. I have been intensely studying and researching about Islam and all its sciences for years. Meanwhile, my faith has been increasing more each time, praise be to Allaah, The Exalted. I believe that I am becoming a better Muslim every time, little by a little. Recently,.. More

  • Expiation for not throwing Jamaraat in Hajj

    Assalaamu alaykum. I made Hajj in 2010, but I have been wondering if I sufficiently completed the rituals for it to be considered valid. The key point in question is that I only pelted the Jamaraat in Mina on the first day after Muzdalifah. I was very tired from the walk from Muzdalifah to Mina and then to Mecca. There was a person hired by our group.. More

  • Giving up throwing pebbles on second day of Tashreeq and spending its night at Mina out of ignorance

    My father performed Hajj in the early 1980s i.e. nearly twenty-seven years ago. Having acted in throwing the pebbles upon what he understood from Allaah’s saying (what means): {Then whoever hastens [his departure] in two days – there is no sin upon him} [Quran 2:203], he threw the pebbles on the first and second days of 'Eid rather than on the first.. More

  • Ritual purity not condition for standing at ‘Arafah and Muzdalifah

    While I was standing at ‘Arafah during my Hajj last year, my Ihram (ritual state assumed for consecration) clothing was affected by impurity in the toilet. When I came out, I saw the impurity and was too shy to wash it away before the people – may Allaah forgive us and you too. Now I am regretful for that behavior. I performed the prayers with the.. More

  • Tawaaf Al-Ifadhah in Qiran Hajj applies to both Hajj and ‘Umrah

    Is Tawaaf Al-Ifadhah done by a person who is performing Qiran but has not done Tawaaf Al-Qudoom sufficient to clear himself of his liability of performing Tawaaf (circumambulation) for Hajj and ‘Umrah together or for Hajj only? .. More

  • Guidance of Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in ending Ihram

    After throwing Jamrat Al-‘Aqabah on the day of Nahr, somebody was standing on the other side with scissors in his hand with which he was cutting the hair of the pilgrims – a single hair from each side. Is that valid, or is a sacrifice due on him? This happened many years ago, so what is your opinion? .. More

  • Whether one who dies on day of ‘Arafah is regarded to have stood at it

    Our mother died suddenly on the night prior to the day of ‘Arafah, and it was Monday. She was not suffering from any disease. She was forty-seven years old and was of good health. She used to fast every Monday and Thursday and the three white days i.e. from the thirteenth to the fifteenth of every lunar month. She used to observe all her religious.. More

  • Pilgrim who does not spend night at Mina and returns home without cutting hair

    My female neighbor set out for Hajj and neither clipped her nails nor cut her hair and, furthermore, spent a night in the Sanctuary. Is she liable for any expiation? .. More

  • Someone who has not performed farewell Tawaaf and is unable to offer Hady

    You have previously given me a Fatwa indicating that a sheep is due on me to be slaughtered and distributed on the poor inhabitants of Makkah because my farewell Tawaaf (circumambulation) was invalid. Now, however, I am unable to do it because I have returned to my country outside Saudi Arabia. Is there any other possible expiation? .. More

  • Interrupting Tawaaf and Sa‘y to offer prayer

    Out of ignorance of the fact that the prayer interrupts the round of Tawaaf (circumambulation), whenever I interrupted it for prayer, I would resume it from wherever I ended. This happened with me many times, of which I remember that I interrupted Tawaaf Al-Ifadhah for the Maghrib prayer and interrupted a round of Sa‘y (going back and forth) between.. More