159 fatwas

  • Required duration of stay at Mina to meet obligation of spending night there Date: 24-8-2016

    Last year, I performed the obligatory Hajj. On the first day of Tashreeq, we left Mina between 12:30 and 1:00 A.M. in order to perform Tawaaf al-Ifadhah and the Sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah) of Hajj. We spent the rest of the night at our dwelling in Makkah. The next day, we returned to Mina once again. The time of.. More

  • Shaving head and cutting short hair on day of Nahr not specific to Mina Date: 24-8-2016

    After throwing Jamrat Al-‘Aqabah Al-Kubra on the day of Nahr, the pilgrim should shave his head in order to make the first dissolution of Ihram (ritual state of consecration). Is it due on him to get his head shaved at Mina, or it is permissible for him, after throwing the pebbles, to go to Makkah and get his head shaved there? .. More

  • Standing at ‘Arafah after noon Date: 24-8-2016

    What is the ruling concerning someone who comes to ‘Arafah after noon? .. More

  • Pilgrim returning home without completing Sa‘y for Hajj Date: 24-8-2016

    What is the ruling on failing to perform Sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah) for Hajj? After having performed the farewell Tawaaf (circumambulation), I tried to do the Sa‘y, but I could not complete the seven rounds because the lower part of my foot was inflamed, and I was forced to leave Makkah on the same day. I was.. More

  • Throwing pebbles before Zawal due to fear of crowd Date: 24-8-2016

    I performed Hajj this year, and it was very crowded. I took my wife and children with me. On the second day of throwing the pebbles, i.e. the day on which one could hasten to leave if he so likes, I threw pebbles before zawal (the time when the sun declines from the middle of the sky) because I feared the crowd for my children. What is the validity.. More

  • Validity of Tawaaf done while carrying child with filth Date: 23-8-2016

    During my Tawaaf (circumambulation) for ‘Umrah around the Ka‘bah, I was carrying my little child and driving the other in a wheelchair. However, I had a very strong suspicion, which was close to certainty, that my child urinated and that the clothing of Ihram (ritual state of consecration) was affected by some filth of which I could not identify.. More

  • Pilgrim menstruating on day of ‘Arafah Date: 23-8-2016

    My wife will travel for Hajj along with her parents after a few days. Her menstruation period coincides with the Day of ‘Arafah. What is the Sharee'ah ruling on her Hajj? .. More

  • Throwing Jamrat Al-‘Aqabah after sunset on day of Eid Date: 23-8-2016

    Some years ago, we went to Hajj as a group of men and women in one car. We stayed at Muzdalifah until after midnight and then departed out of care for the women who were with us. Since we were knowledgeable regarding that following a certain sequence is not due with regards to throwing the pebbles, slaughtering, shaving, or trimming the hair of the.. More

  • Performing farewell Tawaaf night before departure Date: 23-8-2016

    I am performing Hajj and intend to travel tomorrow at noon. Is it permissible for me to perform the farewell Tawaaf (circumambulation) tonight before sleeping? .. More

  • Delegating to throw pebbles on ones behalf during Hajj in order to look after old man Date: 22-8-2016

    We were a group of three persons and an old man during Hajj. I was 45 years old. I used to stay with the old man in order for him not to get lost. My other two companions threw the pebbles on my behalf and on behalf of the old man during all the days of throwing. What is the ruling on this? .. More

  • Ruling concerning someone who performs farewell Tawaaf and then leaves Makkah after sleeping Date: 22-8-2016

    Some colleagues who performed Hajj this year decided to hasten to leave on the twelfth of Thul-Hijjah, which is the second of the Tashreeq days, by throwing the pebbles before sunset, then perform tawaaf (circumambulation) around the House, and then leave Makkah. They actually threw the pebbles before noon, then left Mina for Al-Bayt Al-Haram, and performed.. More

  • Ruling concerning someone who misses standing at Muzdalifah for legal excuse Date: 22-8-2016

    In the last season of Hajj, it happened that it was very cold in Muzdalifah, and when the people departed from ‘Arafat, a woman stumbled into a hole due to crowdedness and her ankle was sprained, and this caused her to be moved from a place to another carried or driven by a truck. Furthermore, when we went to Muzdalifah, the driver did not arrive.. More

  • Clipping nails before cutting hair in Hajj Date: 17-1-2016

    When our agent informed my father that he had slaughtered, I trimmed my nails first and then cut my hair to end my state of ihram. Does that invalidate my Hajj? Also, if a person forgets to say takbeer (Allaahu Akbar) before throwing a stone, then what should they do? I am not sure that I forgot, but it is just a feeling/suspicion. May Allaah reward.. More

  • It is permissible to take a short break between circuits of circumambulation Date: 8-9-2015

    By the will of Allaah, I and my wife will perform ‘Umrah next week. My wife is in her first months of pregnancy. I read in your Fataawa that it is permissible to take a rest between circuits of Tawaf (circumambulation) and sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah). My question is: What should I do? Should I wait with her during.. More

  • Reciting the Quran from the Mus-haf during Tawaf Date: 8-9-2015

    Is it permissible to recite Quran from the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) while performing tawaf (circumambulation) in Hajj or ‘Umrah? .. More